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
Friday, March 13, 2009
Responding to Walter Shapiro's insane assertion that "Americans Like Big Government: They just don't really know it yet", Ann Althouse writes:
Sometimes government sounds like a creepy stalker....
Indeed it does, Ann, indeed it does....
Read it here [follow link to the Shapiro article].