Some readers of this blog might have noticed that I’m responding to comments less and less. A lot of this has to do with tone.
Yep, but mostly a lot of people just exhaust me and drain my energy, leaving me sad, depressed, and despondent.]
Levi’s contribution to the philosophy blogosphere is phenomenal in terms of quality, quantity, and clarity. He is also candid about his indebtedness to the blogosphere for concepts, contacts, and reputation. Undesirable observations causing sadness, however, are part of the bargain of being in the public life, but Happiness generally comes from links with other people, as Harman reminded recently. [TNM]