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On Keystone Cops 

There is a fascinating article over at The New Inquiry, on the figure of the cop in comedy. Fascinating not the least because I feel compelled to start my own work on education with jokes. (The funny thing about education jokes is that they are not funny.) The potential irrelevance of this inquiry remains to …

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The Illiad or the Poem of Force 

Short and powerful, like her sentences, Simone Weil's essay cuts to the center of things. The true hero, the true subject matter, the center of the Illiad is force. The force that men wield, the force that subdues men, in the face of which human flesh shrinks back. The human soul seems ever conditioned by …

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