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
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Over at the World Affairs Journal Jagdish Bhagwati has a stirring defense of capitalism against Joseph Stiglitz and others who pronounced its collapse in the current round of economic disruptions. Read it and learn here.