The Sphinx Without a Secret, by Oscar Wilde

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Oscar Wilde knew a thing or two about keeping secrets. He had plenty of them, and, the times being what they were, he was wise to be sphinxy about his private life. But when it comes to the rest of us, what do our supposed secrets really amount to? Are we all living secret lives of heroines and heroes, or do we really have “nothing to hide”? Well, I suppose the NSA will be the ultimate judge of that, but in the meantime it can’t hurt us to ponder just how deep our secrets really go – and how much we really gain by keeping them secret…

The Sphinx Without a Secret, by Oscar Wilde [13:32]

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