Tuesday, February 17, 2015

C.S. Lewis Foresees Instagram?

Credit: http://incarnation.org/art-wave-the-screwtape-letters/
HT: Samuel James

The man who truly and disinterestedly enjoys any one thing in the word, for its own sake, and without caring two pence what other people say about it, is by that very fact fore-armed against some of our subtlest modes of attack. You should always try to make the patient abandon the people or food or books he really likes in favour of the “best” people, the “right” food,” the “important” books. I have known  a human defended from strong temptations to social ambition by a still stronger taste for tripe and onions.

Read his eerie and insightful interpretation of this excerpt from Screwtape Letters here.