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
Monday, January 28, 2008
Amy Waldman has a nice piece in the Atlantic on the Jena Six incident. Not surprisingly the initial accounts in the MSM seriously distorted what went on there.