If matrimony is such a sacred institution, why is it left entirely in the hands of heterosexuals?
Quite often these days Im stopped on the street by a young person with a clipboard who asks me if I want help defeat George W. Bush. When I answer, as I always do, that "I am for the violent overthrow of the United States government and therefore not a big voter," I get a blank stare.
His was a life of adventures more clandestine than spectacular, and I marvel at the ordinariness of this brick abode that stands austere and silent.
Isaiah Berlin and Meyer Schapiro, the eminent philosopher and the great art historian, first met in the 1940s, either at one of Schapiros invited lectures at Oxford or during Berlins brief employment with the British governments Information Services in Washington, D.C. Schapiro had later attended Berlins six famous Mellon Lectures on Romanticism at the National Gallery of Art in Washington in 1965.