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Saturday, 3 September 2011

Thought for the Day

Today, to celebrate the fact that I finally finished it a couple of weeks ago (and was rather less than overwhelmed by it!), the 'thought' comes from Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment (p.618 of the Penguin Classics translation):


The fear of aesthetics is the first symptom of powerlessness


This one goes out to all those of you out there who think that the form in which you make a statement matters more than the importance of what you have to say.  You know who you are.

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