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
Saturday, May 13, 2006
The Continuing Agony of Africa
Belmont Club comments on the continuing agony of Africa and makes a point I have been emphasizing for some time -- turning things over to the UN and other international agencies is simply to continue doing nothing.