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, July 17, 2008
Lileks Tours the Inverted World
James Lileks is at his best when he's cranky, and today he's really, really cranky as he takes us on a tour of the "inverted world" in which we increasingly live.