Posts Tagged ‘Mark Twain’

We Just Keep Making the Same Old Mistakes and Using the Same Old Arguments—As One of Mark Twain’s Most Brilliant Stories Warns Us

As hard as I try, I can’t keep Mark Twain’s posthumously published story, The Mysterious Stranger, off my mind for very long these days. That’s because I keep reading the daily newspaper.
Twain’s story was published posthumously because he thought it might get him hung from the nearest tree if he were alive when it appeared. [...]