Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Susan Sontag dead at 71

"We live in a culture in which intelligence is denied relevance altogether, in a search for radical innocence, or is defended as an instrument of authority and repression. In my view, the only intelligence worth defending is critical, dialectical, skeptical, desimplifying."


Update: Of course, the erudite scholars with the monopoly on Christian values over at Little Green Footballs see things a little differently. Stop over for loads of data reaffirming the strong correlation between stupidity and cruelty.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ah, such compassion from the LGF crowd. Jesus hisself would be proud.

2:16 PM  

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