I owe the best of myself to geology, but everything it has taught me tends to turn me away from dead things.
One tends to write beyond what’s needed.
There tends to be a lot of autism around the tech centers… when you concentrate the geeks, you’re concentrating the autism genetics.
Right action tends to be defined in terms of general individual rights and standards that have been critically examined and agreed upon by the whole society.
It’s always good when women win things in fiction because it tends to be more male-dominated, unlike poetry, which is more equal.
What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled?
Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out.
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
The discussion about energy options tends to be an intensely emotional, polarised, mistrustful, and destructive one. Every option is strongly opposed: the public seem to be anti-wind, anti-coal, anti-waste-to-energy, anti-tidal-barrages, anti-carbon-tax, and anti-nuclear.
Human attention tends to be focused on the satisfactions relationships are hoped to bring, precisely because somehow they have not been truly satisfactory. And if they do satisfy, the price of this satisfaction has often been found to be unacceptable.