Category Archives: Literature

One for the All the Sci-Fi Fans

If you’re a fan of science fiction you’ll enjoy exploring the link. Very cleverly and well done.

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Solzhenitsyn on ideology

“Macbeth’s self-justifications were feeble – and his conscience devoured him. Yes, even Iago was a little lamb too. The imagination and the spiritual strength of Shakespeare’s evildoers stopped short at a dozen corpses. Because they had no ideology.” -Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago

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For All the Bardolaters Out There

Charlie Rose recently had an hour-long special celebrating the greatest of all writers in the English language – Shakespeare.

I especially like Harold Bloom’s comment likening secular Shakespeare to the literary authors of our monotheistic religions – he’s in the same league.

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