Thunder-heads


[ Coelenterata via BibliOdyssey]


Reading Moby Dick at the moment, while also trying to finish papers and projects.

As before, the Pequod steeply leaned over towards the sperm whale's head, now, by the counterpoise of both heads, she regained her even keel; though sorely strained, you may well believe. So, when on one side you hoist Locke's head, you go over that way; but now, on the other side, hoist in Kant's and you come back again; but in very poor plight. Thus, some minds for ever keep trimming boat. Oh ye foolish! throw all these thunder-heads overboard, and then you will float light and right.