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, January 25, 2011
Is SF Getting Conservative?
Patrick Richardson asks some SF authors about it and gets some interesting answers. The general response is that nobody really knows, but the left-wing hegemony of the past few decades has given way to a more diverse set of beliefs.