Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The ‘Mad Virtues’ of a Secular Society

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The ‘Mad Virtues’ of a Secular Society

It’s not just evil that plagues us. It’s also misplaced good things. So, G.K. Chesterton suggests in a particularly insightful passage in Orthodoxy: The modern world is not evil; in some ways the modern world is far too good. It is full of wild and wasted virtues. When a religious scheme is shattered (as Christianity …

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