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Painting by Audrey Mabee

I’m always happy when I find that a nice hotel exceeds my expectations, but I get impatient when it has a lamp or TV which doesn’t work, or I can’t figure out the shower controls or if it considers itself too fancy to put in a coffee machine. 127 more words

The Man in the Mirror

Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror” is one of the most popular songs of all time. Why?  Maybe because there is just something undeniably admirable about taking a look at yourself before you start to judge someone else.  288 more words


G. K. Chesterton, the Prince of Paradox, on Travel

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.

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G.K. Chesterton: "animal worship"

“Wherever there is animal worship there is human sacrifice.” 

– G.K. Chesterton

Politics/Current Events

No one is without dogma

There are only two kinds of people, those who accept dogmas and know it,
and those who accept dogmas and don’t know it.

–G. K. Chesterton


Cecil Chesterton and the Jews

Cecil Chesterton (1879-1918), like his close friend and fellow journalist-author Hilaire Belloc, and his brother G. K. Chesterton, frequently caricatured and stereotyped Jews in his newspaper articles (in particular in their… 1,469 more words


But lust makes him a machine...

A sophistry may affect the mind, but an obscenity must affect the mind; it is a violence. It may do one of two things equally direct and instinctive; it may shock purity or it may inflame impurity. 347 more words

G. K. Chesterton