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
Saturday, January 02, 2010
Good News To Start the Year
Daniel Foster reports that there were no combat deaths of American soldiers in Iraq last month. Casualties among Iraqis have also declined to their lowest level since the beginning of the war back in 2003.