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An Insurrection of the Ordinary: On the Political Unconscious of David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King

“David Wallace disappears – becomes creature of the system.” – David Foster Wallace, from the appendix to The Pale King

David Foster Wallace’s last novel, The Pale King, unfinished at the time of his death, mines terrain familiar to those who have read and re-read his stirring commencement address to the graduating class at Kenyon College in 2005.

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Culture Critique

On "The Interview"

Most people who read this will already be aware of the controversy surrounding Sony’s decision to cancel The Interview. If not, here’s the low down.  425 more words

Culture Critique

Peter Kreeft > Quotes

“Our culture has filled our heads but emptied our hearts, stuffed our wallets but starved our wonder. It has fed our thirst for facts but not for meaning or mystery.

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Peter Kreeft > Quotes

“Our culture has filled our heads but emptied our hearts, stuffed our wallets but starved our wonder. It has fed our thirst for facts but not for meaning or mystery.

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Peter Kreeft > Quotes

“Our culture has filled our heads but emptied our hearts, stuffed our wallets but starved our wonder. It has fed our thirst for facts but not for meaning or mystery.

14 more words

Peter Kreeft > Quotes

“Our culture has filled our heads but emptied our hearts, stuffed our wallets but starved our wonder. It has fed our thirst for facts but not for meaning or mystery.

14 more words
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