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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Saturday, April 18, 2009
Latest from Iowahawk -- Red Scare
Anyone old enough to have been exposed to those old anti-communist propaganda films of the 1950s will recognize this piece. It's spot on, and like everything Burge writes, hilarious. He's far and away the funniest guy on the web -- a Jonathan Swift for our times.