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“Every age has its own outlook. It is specially good at seeing certain truths and specially liable to make certain mistakes. We all, therefore, need the books that will correct the characteristic mistakes of our own period.
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“Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.”
—C S Lewis.
Originally published November 14, 2012 as “The Problem of Pain and C.S. Lewis”
Early in the book “The Problem of Pain,” in an analogy which is the epitome of the brilliance and humor of C.S. 1,418 more words
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“Walking and talking are two very great pleasures, but it is a mistake to combine them. Our own noise blots out the sounds and silences of the outdoor world; … The only friend to walk with is one who so exactly shares your taste for each mood of the countryside that a glance, a halt, or at most a nudge, is enough to assure us that the pleasure is shared.”