Monday, March 20, 2023

The Confidence-Man | Herman Melville

Finely stated at 16:40:
"... I'm not unconvinced (as Melville would put it) that there is at least some intention to put the question to readers the question which is worse, a surplus of trust which is naivete, or a deficit of trust which is cynicism. And this dialectic goes unresolved ...."


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