Im ok being long forgotten, I wont be here to know. October 11, 2016
I have fine tuned three poems today and finished five pages of How to read a poem by Terry Eagleton. 180 more words
Eagleton, Terry. Culture and the Death of God. 2014. London: Yale UP, 2015.
If you are a regular visitor to my posts, you will know that I have a certain fondness for the writing of Terry Eagleton. 985 more words
In our own time, the concept of happiness has moved from the private sphere to the public one. 507 more words
A friend pointed out Newt Gingrich’s Sharia Deportation Test to me:
I took the quiz. Result: I was told that Newt Gingrich is going to have me deported. 957 more words
We must also keep in mind, as I have written elsewhere, “the perversity of human desire, the prevalence of illusion and idolatry, the scandal of suffering, the dull persistence of oppression and injustice, the scarcity of public virtue, the insolence of power, the fragility of goodness and the formidable power of appetite and self-interest.” […] There are certain negative features of the human species which cannot be greatly altered.
– Terry Eagleton, On Evil (2010)