Saturday, May 29, 2010

On a Sentence by Santayana

Know that

Its essence lies
Not in how

It is delivered,
But how

It is received by the minions
Condemned to repeat it.

4 comments:

  1. Wow, this one is multi-layered and so powerful, Vassilis. It reminds me of life in the blogosphere.

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  2. Thanks, Elisabeth; incidentally, this poem was written soon after I had read your comments about the blogosphere on my previous post--coincidence?

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  3. Oh THAT sentence! :) but which history are we condemned to repeat, given current efforts toward 'revision'? :)

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  4. Annie,

    Which history? History has a tendency to revise itself again and again and again, so your question remains moot.

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