Poems of W.B. Yeats: The Rose

Why is society a semblance of logical order?

Meru by William Butler Yeats

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Yeats was a spiritual man. "Meru" is actually a mountain in India and Yeats borrows from Hindu philosophy to convey his themes. The line you mention has to do with the modern world looking ordered and efficient when, in reality, the world is full of chaos and unhealthy desires.