Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Wednesday June 8, 2005

Filed under: General — m759 @ 6:26 PM
The Power of Myth

“Myths have no life of their own. They wait for us to give them flesh.”

— Albert Camus, Prometheus in the Underworld

“Prometheus — One of the Titans of Greek myth, famous as a benefactor of man”

Log24 yesterday, 9:39 PM

The New York Times on today’s maiden speech of the new prime minister of France:

“PARIS, June 8 —  … In replying to his critics, Mr. De Villepin quoted from Albert Camus’s description of Prometheus, saying, ‘He is harder than his rock and more patient than his vulture.'”

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