Monday, August 25, 2003

"Can it be that the materialist worldview, in which there is no intrinsic meaning, is slowly murdering our souls?"

-- Ian MacDonald (in The People's Music – Selected Journalism [Pimlico]), who died three days ago.

A truly terrifying question. He answered it himself in two conflicting ways: his writings, with their clarity and intelligence and heart, say "no"; his death, by his own hand, says "yes".

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