Posts with tag: 'blake'

Innocence vs. Experience

“What is the price of Experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street?”  – William Blake Back in high-school, I was exposed to glimpses of English literature. The literature in a foreign language is tough, but still a few things stuck in my mind. Among those, William Blake's dichotomy between Innocence and Experience, a concept that kept recurring in the years to come, more often than not in different, unrelated and often totally disconnected contexts. The Blakeian dichotomy paid me a visit the other day, when I noticed that someone had left […]

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