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
Thursday, March 09, 2006
The Costs and Benefits of Inequality
The WSJ has put online a fascinating debate over inequality by two top-line economists. Check it out here. It will give you a lot to think about.