Friday, May 10, 2013

We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths;
In feelings, not in figures on a dial;
We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives
Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best
P.J. Bailey, Festus

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Intellectual Bookends

[A]nybody who values certain aspects of culture above others can be accused of elitism. The outcome of this populist turn is the celebration of the ordinary and the banal.
Frank Furedi, Dumbing Down? Don’t Blame the Media