06 noiembrie 2020

Post-election violence shows that self-focused lust for power has consequences


ANALYSIS/OPINION:In the introduction to the 1831 edition of her novel “Frankenstein: Or a Modern Day Prometheus,” Mary Shelley explains the initial inspiration for her, now, classic work: “I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life and stir with an uneasy, half-vital motion. Frightful must it be, for supremely frightful would be [...]