Category Archives: eschatology

The Peaknik Diaspora

Ben McGrath had a long piece called "The Dystopians" in the soon-to-come-off-newstands January 26 issue of the New Yorker, which is hidden behind a subcription firewall. Since you probably didn’t read all ten pages of it, I’ll share my favorite … Continue reading

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Libor, or the Tango of White-Hot Hate

The exegesis on the global financial crisis that you’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the incomparable Bernard-Henri Levy: One recalls "Leviathan," Rousseau’s "Social Contract," de la Boetie’s "Discourse on Voluntary Servitude"… … Continue reading

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