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Hope in a Darkening Age... news, comment, arts, ecology, wisdom, obsessions, the past, the future... "THE END OF ALL INTELLIGENT ANALYSIS IS TO CLEAR THE WAY FOR SYNTHESIS."--H.G. Wells. "Be kind, be useful, be fearless."--President Barack Obama.
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|Welcoming President Obama to Boston on Sunday|
|Volunteers assemble a small section of a much larger array|
|Robert Silvers receiving the National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama at |
the White House, July 2013. Without naming Obama, Zadie Smith's
tribute suggests that Silver admired him greatly as a "kind of genius."
So this moment must have been a wonderful one,
and you can see that in his eyes.