George Psalmanazar and the Extreme Art of Imposture

“Many of us also like impostors because, deep down, we understand that to exist only matter-of-factly, without fiction, would be intolerable.”

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The Cult of Democracy

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“The bigger the election’s participation, the bigger the mandate, and so universal suffrage elections have grown into unwieldy, ugly beasts.”

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When We’ve Stopped Reading

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By sheer accident, one man in this stupefied future learns how to read.”

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