Thursday, 30 January 2014

A seminal 12,000 word essay on the modern condition from John C Wright


How good is this essay?

To say it is brilliant is to understate: this is High Journalism of permanent value. This is simultaneously enjoyable, accessible and profound. Think GK Chesterton, think George Orwell.

I could not exaggerate how good this essay is, because it is as-good as topical essays can be - it could be matched but not surpassed: it is work at the summit of its genre.