Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The problem of evil

An obituary for Gitta Sereny, a writer whose work on Albert Speer and Mary Bell I particularly admire.  (The Daily Mail feels differently.)  (Via the Paris Review.)

1 comment:

  1. (The Daily Mail feels differently

    Well, it would. I don't know how well you know the paper, but it thrives on demonizing and 'splitting': on presenting the world as if there were a clear-cut divide between right-thinking people (in whom all motives are pure) and evil ones (in whom no motives are human).