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Edgar Allen Poe on Thinking

“That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.” -Edgar Allan Poe Posted on 12 December 2013 | 10:27 am

The Irony of Sincerity

A few weeks ago, Christy Wampole, a professor of French at Princeton, took to the New York Times to point to what she sees as a pandemic of irony, the symptom of a malignant hipster culture which has metastasized, spreading out from college campuses and hip neighborhoods and into the population at large. Last week,…Read more The Irony of Sincerity Posted on 4 December 2012 | 2:46 pm