"I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." -- James Joyce
Voegelin on Turgot
In Turgot's project of secular salvation, "Mankind faces a rich and meaningful existence through artificial fertilizers and irrigation projects."
Voegelin is my inspiration in the art of the understated but crushing put-down.