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  • Constructive politics would seem, as yet, to be a cut above the Nihilist's intelligence; he is essentially a destructionary. He is so diligently engaged in unweeding the soil that he has not given a thought to what he will grow there.

    --Ambrose Bierce, 1909, The Shadow on the Dial: And Other Essays, p. 3

    February 29, 2008