Other Matters: On Man

If you are at all disturbed by what we human beings are doing to one another in Israel, the Gaza Strip, Iraq, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Georgia, Russia, Colombia, the Koreas (sorry if I Twain.jpgleft out your favorite), spend a few minutes with a man who died 98 years ago. I wish I’d thought of this, but my artsjournal.com colleague Terry Teachout gets credit for recalling a classic piece of theater–and a great American philosopher. To see that man revived on Terry’s blog, click here.

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    As a comment on the decline of popular culture in the last 41 years, note that that clip was on CBS. I doubt if even PBS (or Canada’s CBC) would do anything that intellectual these days…