In Yonder Stalled
The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths by John Gray
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013
(240 pages, $26.00, hardcover)
In a series of profound and unsettling publications over the past decade, John Gray, emeritus professor of European thought at the London School of Economics, has argued that we are not really so different from our less-enlightened ancestors. Gray contends that most modern people struggle through life clinging to fragile and often incoherent b . . .