“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Monday, December 27, 2010

Books and Parenting

Dammit. Writing two books that you care about (two monographs, I mean) at once is like having two kids. You give one some attention, the other one goes and sulks in a corner.

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