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
Wednesday, August 05, 2009
The Paranoid Style of American Liberalism
Jonah Goldberg has a nice post on the loony conspiracy theories that have been promoted by liberal Democrats in recent years and notes that these insane notions were embraced and voiced by leaders of the Party and major media figures.