"It All Turns On Affection"
April 25, 2012 8:46 PM Subscribe
posted by maniabug (27 comments total)
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Last night, author and farmer Wendell Berry delivered a powerful lecture
[video; full text here
includes portions not delivered verbally] to a full house on the occasion of his accepting the National Endowment of the Humanities' Jefferson Award. The famous PC holdout
has appeared previously
in the blue, but this lecture is not to be missed. Here is soul nourishment for the long-time Berry follower, and for the newcomer a superb introduction to one of our time's greatest intellects.
An account of the lecture from Inside Higher Ed
Coverage by Mark Bitman
(NYTimes, I think you have to log in)
Missed the point: The American Conservative