Ode on a Grecian Urn

THOU still unravish’d bride of quietness     Thou foster-child of Silence and slow Time,   Sylvan historian, who canst thus express     A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme:   What leaf-fringed legend haunts about thy shape   Of deities or mortals, or of both,       In Tempe or the dales of Arcady?     What […]

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 Karl Rove @ 1984

“You believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.  That’s not the way the world really works anymore.  We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you’re studying that reality – judiciously, as you will – we will act again, creating other new realities, which […]

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