"I was always treated as if I had insisted on being born in opposition to the dictates of reason, religion, and morality, and against the arguments of my best friends." ~ Pip's Lament "Great Expectations" (Chapter 4, pg. 25)
Monday, September 19, 2011
LASCIATE OGNI SPERANZA! (voi ch'entrate qui)
We're fed a steady diet of this sort of commentary in my local daily. Talk radio in Worcester tends to be even farther to the right. At the same time, the majority of our political representation is Democratic. All I have to say regarding the future state of discourse and civility in this country is best expressed by that warning that Dante saw emblazoned on the gates of Hell.