Tote Hughes

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Tote Hughes lives in Geneva, Switzerland, working at CERN in pursuit of a PhD in high energy physics.

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Blue spectacles

John Wesley Jarvis - Portrait Of A Gentleman (1807)John Wesley Jarvis – Portrait Of A Gentleman (1807)


As a practicing nihilist, I’m often reminded of the following quote from Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s The Idiot:1


Young ladies have only to crop their hair, put on blue spectacles2, and dub themselves Nihilists, to persuade themselves at once that they have immediately gained “convictions” of their own.


I’d always imagined this to mean “blue-rimmed spec

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