The authorities are stumped by a tunnel – or is it a chamber? – in the wilderness near the campus of York University in Toronto. They know what it is not – a threat to the Rexall Centre where, next summer during the Pan American games, tennis is to be played. The authorities have found a finished facility containing a rosary and a poppy, among other things.
What is it for?
It is a gift to philosophers. It appears to be totally useless. A work of moral perfection. In the words of the French novelist, André Gide – un acte gratuit, the highest form of human creation.