Wednesday, April 16, 2008


Two meditations at The Beiderbecke Affair that reinforce my conviction that mythology is ultimately more lasting, and more important, than history -- either objective or relativist. And that historians ought to to be wary, like Hippolytus was not, of serving exclusively one rational goddess and scorning the other, emotional, one.

My opinion, not necessarily his. But his words re-sparked that.