I'm aware of my audience in a way, and I do try to engage with them while I'm trying to go about my business of thinking. I believe they help me by providing a focus.
I am quite unsatisfied by the distinctions between the oral and literate.
It's hard being a hostage in somebody else's mouth - or a character in somebody else's novel.
I've always had a strong feeling for the Statue of Liberty, because it became the statue of my personal liberty.
A myth is the name of a terrible lie told by a smelly little brown person to a man in a white suit with a pair of binoculars.