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In “Moby Dick,” Herman Melville makes our murderous obsessions, our hubris, violent impulses, moral weakness and inevitable self-destruction visible in his chronicle of a whaling voyage. He is our foremost oracle.
Chris Hedges takes a page from “Moby Dick” in this speech, in which he sketches out a cautionary tale about the American character and, by extension, the ultimate fate of the human race.
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