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The Morality of Literature

One of the curious things in the peculiar world of public morality is the occasional flare of outrage over “bad” books.  It isn’t just the fact that book burning is a terrible idea; it is based on a misunderstanding of morality that assumes [Read More]

April 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Taste and the Sanior Pars

In the old days, before “long-haired music” came to mean the Beatles, those unfortunates who did not like “classical music” would just shrug and say that they were sure it was wonderful, but it was not for them.  This diffidence has been [Read More]

March 15, 2017 // 0 Comments