Auden on the Moon

It has long been obvious that there are popular unpopular opinions” as well as unpopular unpopular opinions.” W.H. Auden’s opinion of the Appollo 7 moon landing was of the latter sort, I suspect, as presumably will be my endorsement thereof, especially so near Purdue, which I nevertheless hereby give.

(H/T Alan Jacobs)

August 12, 2019

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