Friday, August 2

Archetypes and Quests

Alexander the Dark Lord, Edward the Light Bringer, Julian the Clever, Greenwald the Magnificent, Putin the Merciful Troll

Is it me, or is the NSA story beginning to resemble something Tolkien might have written? Many commentators have lectured that this is not about Edward Snowden, that it's about freedom and the abuse of power. Yes yes, but the heart cries out for something more. Echoes and correspondences, the stuff of legends, the same stories form again and again, the same actors don different costumes....

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