Tag: John Milton
The Apotheosis of William Wordsworth
What many responded to in Wordsworth’s evocations of Nature’s sacrality was his restoration of a partially obscured link between Nature and the divine.
Erasmus Darwin and Credible Denial
Consideration of Erasmus Darwin’s writings suggests that his unbelief could well have been father to the thought in the matter of his evolutionary speculations.
Darwin and Milton: From Paradise Lost to the Origin of Species
Literary critic William Empson, in a famous study, described Satan as the de facto hero of the epic in a cosmic revolt against divine repression.
Darwinism and Critical Theory — The Connection
“Strange that it may seem, Darwin plays a central role in this drama. Karl Marx himself credited Darwin with much of his basic insight into human history.”
Darwinism, Storytelling, and the Futurist ET Myth
The implication is clear: the alien monolith has somehow bequeathed to him and his little tribe a sudden quantum leap in brain power.