Surprise yourself

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I nearly titled this nascent essay something along the lines of Lurching towards Bethlehem, modeled roughly after Joan Didion’s 1968 essay collection titled Slouching Towards Bethlehem, which I in this moment discovered, is modeled (in turn) on the last line of W.B. Yeats’ 1919 poem The Second Coming.

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