“The Truth About Human Nature”: Gulliver, Horse People, Absolutism and Lies

Gulliver among the Houyhnhnms

As I recuperate from air travel hell and try to gather my wits, here is a provocative essay examining how Jonathan Swift explored the complex function of lying in human nature. The essay is by Prof. Lee Perlman, in the New Atlantis, and you can read it here.


Source: The New Atlantis