Burning Books, Banning Art, and the Persistence of American Puritanism — Kenn Orphan

“Puritanism has made life itself impossible. More than art, more than estheticism, life represents beauty in a thousand variations; it is indeed, a gigantic panorama of eternal change. Puritanism, on the other hand, rests on a fixed and immovable conception of life; it is based on the Calvinistic idea that life is a curse, imposed […]

via Burning Books, Banning Art, and the Persistence of American Puritanism — Kenn Orphan

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