Redefining misanthropy for a fresh generation. Standard posts begin with a definition from Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary followed by a modern adjustment. Miscellany on Wednesday and storytelling on Saturday.
Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Disobey, v.t. To celebrate with an appropriate ceremony the maturity of a command.
His right to govern me is clear as day, My duty manifest is to disobey; And if that fit observance e'er I shun May I and duty be alike undone.
2006 Update: To substitute one's resentment for another's malice.