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, May 01, 2008
Sick, Stupid, Environmentalists
There is a real sickness at the heart of the environmental movement. At its core it is violently anti-human. Fred Pierce, writing in New Scientist, notes the persistence of this theme and labels it "Green Fascism". It is worse than that -- it is anti-humanism.