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April 10, 2011


michael reidy

Politically a simpleton, his taste for grand simple solutions was shared by Eliot, Yeats and Lawrence. The latter envisaged a lethal chamber as large as the Crystal Palace. Were they to be led in by brass bands? I forget. John Carey in his ‘The Intellectuals and the Masses’ has the details but I can’t lay my hand on it at present. Add in Gissing, Woolf and Wharton and the modernist anti-democratic tendency in literature is clear.

Was Social Credit a demented scheme? More than Credit Default Swaps? Buddy can you spare the time!

Aliester Alemaine

Wonderful read. Thank you.

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