As Plato put it

As Plato put it: Music is a moral law. It gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything. It is the essence of order, and leads to all that is good, just and beautiful, of which it is the invisible, but nevertheless dazzling, passionate, and eternal form.

Whatever the outcome of today’s general election, the lyrics of this fugue will still be true. Unfortunately.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_G-FBSf1UI

My favourite comment is from someone saying ‘this kind of thing is exactly we in continental Europe really really want the U.K. to stay in the EU.’

8 thoughts on “As Plato put it

  1. I could use a Trump-ian version of this. Hope you had a happy Christmas, and here’s to a happier 2021 (though like you, I don’t have an especially enthusiastic outlook right now).

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