The Greatest Dad in the World

If I had to explain the bottomless public fascination with the story of the Titanic, I wouldn't pin it on the idea that the sunken ship represented a moral tale of hubris or of careless luxury but rather on the fact that it was both a magnificent and flawed piece of work, and that it became most interesting when it was lying out of reach underwater. How to get down to it and bring it to the surface? How to grasp something so wonderful, confident and ruined, a creation as immense as the past?

Or, given the approaching holiday, am I...

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