To clarify: the title is excerpted from Act 1 of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. The full quote goes:
"Light, seeking light, doth light of light beguile;
So ere you find where light in darkness lies,
Your light grows dark by losing of your eyes."
It's a warning against spending too much of your life in scholarly pursuits.
Day By Day
Sunday, February 20, 2005
More on the Far East
Dawn's Early Lighthas an interesting observation on the timing of the Japan/US announcement that they consider Taiwan to be in their vital security interests.