Wednesday, 27 July 2005

Fewtril #9

Our intellectuals hold truth in contempt because it too often makes them look like fools.

1 comment:

dearieme said...

I often wonder whether, in the long, still reaches of the night, our intellectuals hold themselves in contempt. Surely they have enough self-knowledge to know themselves to be imposters? Where are our recent Bach, Shakespeare, Rembrandt, Hume, Gibbon?