“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

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

China Miéville on Egypt "Reactions"

Graham's blog put me on to this post, which sums it up I think. Blair and Biden at their worst. This was not a good time to temporize, to say the least, though I can understand the immense pressure from the “pro-Israel” lobby to say the “right” thing.

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