In an essay, "Reflections on Alexis de Tocqueville: A Seminar at the University of Chicago," Bellow warns of "the tyranny of perceptions," opinions of victors that hang over us like a smog, visions of those who care little about the past but only get excited in the present by surveying themselves.
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