“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

Friday, February 1, 2013

The Beauty of Being Able to walk to Dinner

You build a nice appetite.
You don't use gasoline.
You are within a few blocks of the best restaurants you've ever eaten at.
Last night it was with Jonathan Israel (author of Radical Enlightenment).
Tonight it's with Dominic Smith (seven novels).

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