C. S. Lewis – Telling us to obey instinct…

Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey ‘people.’ People say different…


“Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey ‘people.’ People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war… Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest.”
-C. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis – If you read history you…

If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the…


“If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.”
-C. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis – Literature adds to reality, it…

Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies…


“Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.”
-C. S. Lewis