Tag Archives: Chesterton

The Miraculous in Modernity

Here is one of the best Chesterton quotes I have come across to date.  It is as applicable today as it was when he penned it. An imbecile habit has arisen in modern controversy of saying that such and such … Continue reading

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Another Chesterton Quote

I found that this illustration provided by Chesterton to be rather lucid, as it most certainly applies to my relationship with Mary Beth. Perhaps the most everyday instance of this point is in the case of women; and their strange … Continue reading

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Chesterton on Marriage

At this stage I give only one ethical instance to show my meaning.  I could never mix in the common murmur of that rising generation against monogamy, because no restriction on sex seemed so ood and unexpected as sex itself.  … Continue reading

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Chesterton and the “Occupy” Movement

As you might have noticed, I am reading Chesteron’s book Orthodoxy.  So far, chapter three has been full of rich little gems.  Here is one that I believe applies to the occupy movement, which seems to have all but fizzled … Continue reading

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Chesterton on Humility

But what we suffer from today is humility in the wrong place.  Modesty has moved from the organ of ambition.  Modesty has settled upon the organ of conviction; where it was never meant to be.  A man was meant to … Continue reading

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G.K. Chesteron’s Orthodoxy and Selena Gomez

It was entirely by coincidence that I began reading this book the same week I decided to tune-in to one of our syndicated pop-music radio stations here in Raleigh NC.  No, I don’t like pop-music.  No, I didn’t expect to … Continue reading

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