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The Dubiousness of Leadership

I’ve been thinking about leadership lately. I’ve been writing lots of letters of recommendation, all of which have asked me to evaluate a student’s “potential for leadership.” I’ve also been working in a First Year program at my university, and I’ve heard a lot our “core values,” one of which is leadership. 537 more words


The Prophetic Clarity of the Abolition of Man

I return to the Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis again and again because in it Lewis saw with such prophetic clarity the grave direction of the modern/post-modern philosophical current.  783 more words

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In Search of The "Duh"

In The Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis writes of the “tao,” a universal sense of morality humans all seem to have naturally. Borrowing a term from taoism, Lewis argues that the core similarities in all human expectation of fairness shows that we have some absolutely morality. 541 more words

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"Screwtape Proposes a Toast": A Discussion on All About Jack

Nearly two decades after the work that secured his fame as a public Christian intellectual, C.S. Lewis wrote a follow up to The Screwtape Letters… 1,631 more words

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Plato, Aristotle and the Abolition of Man

I’ve recently posted a handful of quotes from The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis detailing the subtle shift in the aim of education from the classical to the modern periods.  74 more words

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More Wisdom From the Abolition of Man

During the course of the past week or two I have posted a few quotes from C.S. Lewis’ Abolition of man that seek to capture the… 360 more words

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Lest We Abolish Human Nature

Another quote vital to the central logos of the Abolition of Man.  By the way, Hillsdale College faculty recently compiled a list of the ten most influential books, and yes- you guessed it,  116 more words

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