Monthly Archives: May 2012

Tell No One (Ne le dis à personne)

A long and involved French thriller, intriguing and violent. All about what-really-happened-that-night-all-those-years-ago. Spoilt by the ending, where one of the characters [SPOILER AVOIDANCE, SORT OF] gives one version – shown, with his commentary as a voiceover – replaced shortly after … Continue reading

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Plato’s “Protagoras”

Less cruel to Protagoras than I remember, but very funny in places nevertheless. Interesting prelude to utilitarianism at 356B, where Socrates, arguing (as usual) that people act badly through ignorance, suggests a calculus whereby actions can be considered good or … Continue reading

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