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March 5, 2011

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Eric Schliesser

Great job, Justin!
It's about time we agreed again.:)

Jeremiah

To overstate things, I'd say that philosophers read everything as "philosophy." What would they miss if they were to read poetry as "poetry"? I think some readers are drawn to Eliot because they cannot read poetry ... his writing is reconstructed in their minds along with the grain of familiar philosophical and theological arguments. The thinker reads the argument. But what is the poem, to these readers, without their premasticated philosophy?

Nancy

Thank you for making me aware again of this mind-bending man, with his hopeful (for mankind) door-opening verses. He says what we only think upon awakening from a revelatory dream, but then lose in the light of day.

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