Saturday, 22 September 2007

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Clipfile: September 22, 2007

"Liberty is scary because it allows people to do things you don’t want them to do, think things you don’t want them to think, say things you don’t want them to say, and be things you don’t want them to be." -- "dicentra," in a comment thread at Protein Wisdom

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Friday, 14 September 2007

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Clipfile: September 14, 2007

"...The costumes... looked like they'd been designed for the Siberia Light Opera Company's production of  'The Merry Widow.'" -- Terry Teachout reviews the Royal Shakespeare Company's "King Lear" (in today's Wall Street Journal)

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Monday, 10 September 2007

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Clipfile: September 9, 2007


A well-turned phrase from an anonymous poster:

"["Scholars" who misuse terms of art] ...are the hermit crabs of the intellect, taking up residence in structures they didn't build, wrapping themselves in words they don't understand."

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