Arthur Koestler

The Guardian Left

February 10, 2011

Either it was right—or it was wrong to sacrifice Richard, Arlova and Little Loewy. But what had Richard’s stutter, the shape of Arlova’s breast or Bogrov’s whimpering to do with the objective rightness or wrongness of the measure itself? Rubashov, Darkness at Noon Overwhelmed in news coverage and commentary by events in North Africa, the [...]


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Darkness at Noon, Today

February 7, 2011

The challenges to Enlightenment Humanism come from all sides. In the U.S., on the Right, a fundamentalist rejection of modernity has led to an increasing, unreasoned disbelief in the scientific method and the process of rational inference from its results. It rejects any conception of the human without GOD, even as it rationalizes varied forms [...]


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