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The Terrible Beauty of Political Fanatics

While many are celebrating the centenary of Ireland’s Easter uprising, Yeats’s famous poem on the rebellion offers us cautions about how to respond to such acts of rebellion today.

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Egypt’s Coup Is Like Moliere’s “Tartuffe”

The sudden turnabout in Egypt is like the ending of Moliere’s “Tartuffe”–for good and for ill.

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