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“The Wretched Dimension of Politics.” Excerpts from Nobel Banquet Speeches of Literature Prize Winners

The Nobel Prize ceremonies will soon commence in Stockholm (and Oslo, Norway for the Peace Prize). I am reposting, below, and with some supplementary remarks, an article I wrote eight years ago which is still timely. I could well have … Continue reading

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Attempting to Comprehend Man

Several years ago, while visiting relatives in the San Jose area of California, I went to BookBuyers, my favorite used bookstore and, as usual, came away with a number of books I had not previously heard of. I brought them … Continue reading

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