The limits of my language are the limits of my world

“We have always wanted to remember more, and we will continue, I believe, to weave webs to catch words in the hope that somehow, in the sheer quantity of accumulated utterances, in a book or on a screen, there will be a sound, a phrase, a spelled-out thought that will carry the weight of an answer.” Continue reading The limits of my language are the limits of my world

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Reading between the lines in the George W. Bush Presidential Library

At a cost of $250 million dollars, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is not the most expensive monument of its kind. But why is such a sycophantic memorial needed at all, unless its purpose is to vindicate a man whose policies are reviled? Continue reading Reading between the lines in the George W. Bush Presidential Library