Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Al Franken and Christianity
Just imagine the political decapitation if a candidate for the U.S. Senate had written something this disparaging of the Religion Of Peace and its prophet.
C.S. Lewis on Politics Part 2
From God in the Dock, Is Progress Possible?
I believe a man is happier, and happy in a richer way, if he has the "freeborn" mind. But I doubt whether he can have this without economic independence, which the new society is abolishing.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

C.S. Lewis on Politics Part 1
In feeble resistance to the tidal wave poised to engulf us all, a series of quotes from gentle C.S. on Liberalism—the madness of modernity, and the twilight of freedom.
Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies."
—from The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment, God in the Dock

Friday, October 03, 2008