'For valour in the field of life, distinguished conduct in the battle of being and standfastness in defending its quality and texture against aberration and distortion by the prevailing hatred, malice and envy of our collective time, ensuring thereby an example of how devotion to being for sheer being's sake and pursuing it to its own end, is the true glory of life on earth . . .'
I couldn't help wondering how many of those honoured last week would qualify.
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