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Chesterton: While Her Madness Is More Worth Considering

“Very few people ever state properly the strong argument in favor of marrying for love or against marrying for money. The argument is not that all lovers are heroes and heroines, nor is it that all dukes are profligates or all millionaires cads. 173 more words


Play it Again, Sam

When it comes to Chesterton, somewhere in the back of my mind that lyric wants to come sneaking in – “Do it to me one more time… 453 more words

Morality In Fiction

In response to “Fiction Isn’t Lying”, a number of people, here and at Facebook, said they had experience with people who thought of fiction as a form of lying. 1,078 more words


Chesterton on Following Advice and Being Different

I think I owe my success to having listened respectfully and rather bashfully to the very best advice, given by all the best journalists who had achieved the best sort of success in journalism; and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

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Age of Accountability

“The wild worship of lawlessness and the materialist worship of law end in the same void. Nietzsche scales staggering mountains, but he turns up ultimately in Tibet. 257 more words

G.K. Chesterton

Three from G.K. Chesterton on Poets, Poetry and Imagination

[1] There are more poets than non-poets in the world, as is proved by the popular origin of … legends.

[2] It is the supreme proof of a man being prosaic that he always insists on poetry being poetical.

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A missed opportunity

My other weblog is The Hebdomadal Chesterton, at which, as the name indicates, I post an excerpt from Chesterton once each week.

I have long noted, with some regret, that surprisingly few people search online using the string “Hebdomadal Chesterton”, which I surmise limits the readership of that weblog. 53 more words