Sorry, but it's not 'journey before destination'

So the perverse concept pops up yet again. This time in the epic fantasy novel The Way of Kings. The author devotes a whole chapter to three ideas, one of which is “journey before destination,” that one must consider or value the journey before the destination. Perhaps later chapters will tweak or deny the concept, but it’s doubtful.

We’ve written at different times on this postmodernist idea, most recently on Forthright Magazine. As far back as 2003. Continue reading

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