Monday, November 18, 2002

I'm still deciding whether I am going to tune into this year's Massey Lecture on CBC Radio One tonight:

People today are often afflicted with a sense that they cannot change things for the better. They feel helpless, constrained, caught -- in a word, fatalistic. Beyond Fate, Margaret Visser's 2002 CBC Massey Lectures, examines why. In her characteristic lively and highly engaging prose, Visser investigates what fate means to us, and where the propensity to believe in it and accept it comes from.

Ah, but do I even have a choice in the matter?

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