Thursday, April 19, 2007

The Hearts of Men...

As we ponder what just happened and the nuttiness that is and will continue to follow, G.K. Chesterton sheds some light on the subject:

"Idolatry is committed, not merely by setting up false gods, but also by setting up false devils; by making men afraid of war or alcohol, or economic law, when they should be afraid of spiritual corruption and cowardice." - Chesterton, ILN 9/11/09

"America has a genius for the encouragement of fame." - Chesterton, The Father Brown Omnibus

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