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What Would a Realist World Have Looked Like? Foreign Policy. Kept nodding my head to this one, until I remembered that Kissinger, another war criminal who makes Blair and Bush look like pikers, was a realist. Via Naked Capitalism
Seventy years ago today, George Orwell published an essay, “Pleasure Spots,” in the Tribune. The title sounds more anatomically salacious than Orwell probably intended. He was not a notably salacious man, even a bit of a prude, and many readers today would doubtless judge the sentiments he expresses unacceptably bourgeois and pleasure-denying. As always, Orwell is most interested in the humanity of human beings, our ever-vulnerable essence as thinking, feeling creatures ...
Auden writes under the sway of Kierkegaard, a thinker we can safely assume never meant much of anything to Larkin, for whom religion was “created to pretend we never die.”