No civilized state will execute Someone who is ill Till it makes the someone...– Frederick Seidel, from “Going Fast” (via underthechinaberrytree)
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Emissions in the Dark: This demand of... →
This demand of comprehensiveness is not all new. Beginning with “An Area of Darkness” in 1964, V. S. Naipaul wrote three books about his journeys around India, two of which were so sharply observed that Indian readers still bleed from the cuts they inflicted. Naipaul too was scolded for not…
usagroningen: I posted this on October 5. A day & a half later, Dave Gilson of Mother Jones posted this on the magazine’s website & Tumblr, no doubt inspired by and drawing from my own remarkable insight. Of course, Molly Crabapple posted this a week ago. And unlike us Google-trawling plagiarists, she actually drew it herself. So she wins, I guess. (Unless, of course, in this age of...
I was constantly surprised by how much people didn’t know. That’s one of the...– WORD!! Exactly my feelings. Geoff Dyer, Yoga For People Who Can’t Be Bothered To Do It (via flitbetweenstars)