That mind is the special disease of democracy, as cruelty and servility are the special diseases of privileged societies. Lewis edLetters of C. It is all one thing. But not all the cords were individuals: If He who in Himself can lack nothing chooses to need us, it is because we need to be needed.
We reduce things to mere Nature in order that we may 'conquer' them.
Lewis and Eschatology, Gracewing, You cannot put Him off with speculations about your next door neighbours or memories of what you have read in books.
And now, by a transition which he did not notice, it seemed that what had begun as speech was turned into sight, or into something that can be remembered only as if it were seeing.
There is no such thing. But if it is, then we are making ourselves enemies to that goodness every day, and are not in the least likely to do any better tomorrow, and so our case is hopeless again That is why the imagination of people is so easily captured by appeals to the craving for inequality, whether in a romantic form of films about loyal courtiers or in the brutal form of Nazi ideology.
To wipe out their past sins and, at all costs, to give them a fresh start, smoothing every difficulty and offering every miraculous help? But I reject slavery because I see no men fit to be masters.
Lewis 29 Aprilpara. The Healing of Harms The trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed. The Enemy, true to His barbarous methods of warfare, allows us to see the short misery of His favourites only to tantalize and torment us — to mock the incessant hunger, which, during this present phase of great conflict, His blockade is admittedly imposing.
Letter V Humans are amphibians — half spirit and half animal Whatever you do, He will make good of it. Journeying to Narnia and Other Worlds. There is not one of them which will not make us into devils if we set it up as an absolute guide. I ought not to care whether he falls and breaks his neck or not.Includes A REVIEW of Rehabilitations and Other Essays by C.S.
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