October 27, 2002
The Only Thing For It Was To Come And Wait
For The Turn Of The Tide.

In a sober NYTMag article about the absence of the Mostar bridge in the absent Yugoslavia, the part that strikes me the hardest is Ignatieff's fine Joseph Conrad reference, never more appropriate:

>In ''Heart of Darkness,'' Joseph Conrad remarks that empire, when observed close up, is not a pretty sight. What redeems it, he says, is only the idea.

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