Do two queries equal a right, not a wrong? Or is it right or wrong or vengeance or justice (in French with the accent)? Human rights or the French definition of good citizenship: liberté, égalité, fraternité? We could go on and on. What are costs of imperialism(s) or conquests — not just one, but of the whole globe and around again? Or as one of my colleagues put it about a certain Scottish professor who came west (first New York University, then Harvard, then out to a farm — not Princeton but Stanford), David Marquand’s The End of the West.
For me it’s about reading the New York Times with a sociological lens, yet again. Nowadays the headlines and sub-headlines do all the work (of reading).
Circle the literary action or the verbs and adverbs on the Page Ones — of the physical paper, section by section, BTW.
- can lead to
- blue-chip (names)
- speak (Mountains)
Then, the nouns
- (an) indiscretion
Finally, kudos to Jon Hamm for the flower that gives us a thousand words, or at least one — and that word to think about — over a weekend is peace. #