Thursday, December 14, 2006

Chesterton on Christmas Rituals

Dr. Thursday has posted a marvelous Christmas quote from GKC. Here is just a tidbit from it...

The old way of liberating human life was to lift it into more intense consciousness; the new way of liberating it is to let it lapse into a sort of absence of mind. That is what is meant by saying, as many journalists actually do say, that a civilisation of robots would be more efficient and peaceful. One of the advantages of a robot is the complete absence of his mind.

Read the whole thing at the American Chesterton Society Blog

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