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.
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Friday, March 21, 2008
Douthat on Hollywood and the War
Ross Douthat is a very smart guy who has seen far too many Hollywood films. Here's his take on the recent spate of anti-war movies. He has some very interesting things to say.