Thursday, April 23, 2015

Couch Based Philosophy

What I read from the couch today (because that is about all I can manage to accomplish right now):

The most dangerous thing you can do is to take any one impulse of your own nature and set it up as the thing you ought to follow at all costs. There is not one of them which will not make us into devils if we set it up as an absolute guide. You might think love of humanity in general was safe, but it is not. If you leave out justice you will find yourself breaking agreements and faking evidence in trials 'for the sake of humanity', and become in the end a cruel and treacherous man.
-C.S. Lewis "Mere Christianity"

Sort of makes you think about the problems facing our society today, huh?

At least in the midst of morning sickness I can be challenged by great minds like C.S. Lewis. How I love books.

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