Milo and Chicago history professor Rachel Fulton Brown discuss Yeats' "The Second Coming," and how well it applies to the conflagration in the Capitol.
Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.
Surely some revelation is at hand;
Surely the Second Coming is at hand.
The Second Coming! Hardly are those words out
When a vast image out of Spiritus Mundi
Troubles my sight: somewhere in sands of the desert
A shape with lion body and the head of a man,
A gaze blank and pitiless as the sun,
Is moving its slow thighs, while all about it
Reel shadows of the indignant desert birds.
The darkness drops again; but now I know
That twenty centuries of stony sleep
Were vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle,
And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,
Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?
Subscriptions are billed on the same day each month (or year if you chose an annual plan)
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! Mobile apps are available here. Roku and other Smart TV apps are on the way too! We realize that many of you only watch videos on your mobile devices. So we are actively working on features that will help save you data and provide audio-only versions of the videos.
We hear you and we are on it!
Subscriptions are billed on the same day each month (or year if you are on an annual plan). You can cancel at any time by logging in, going into your account settings and hitting cancel. You will still be able to watch content until the end of your billing period, at which point your subscription will be cancelled and you will not be charged again.
You may resume your subscriptions at any time by visiting your account settings.