Monthly Archives: August 2016

Shakespeare’s Sonnet 129

As an account of our fallen condition and the perennial temptation to escape into a utopian future, has Shakespeare’s sonnet 129 ever been improved upon? Th’ expense of spirit in a waste of shame Is lust in action; and till … Continue reading

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Unlimited Sovereignty of the Individual

“We are probably the first, and we will surely remain the only, people in history to give over all elements of social life and all contents of human life to the unlimited sovereignty of the individual. … It is easy … Continue reading

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