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On Evil Euphemisms by G. K. Chesterton

Published in G. K. Chesterton: Stories, Essays, & Poems, (Everyman’s Library – 913), J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London, 1946 reprint of 1935 edition, p208-211. Originally appeared in Come to think of It, 1930. Somebody has sent me a … Continue reading

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Child Psychology and Nonsense by G.K. Chesterton

In this age of child-psychology nobody pays any attention to the actual psychology of the child. All that seems to matter is the psychology of the psychologist and the particular theory or train of thought that he is maintaining against … Continue reading

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Two Kinds of Paradox by G.K. Chesterton

There is nothing that needs more fastidious care than our choice of nonsense. Sense is like daylight or daily air, and may come from any quarter or in any quantity. But nonsense is an art. Like an art, it is … Continue reading

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Language System Review

In order to determine which is the best language learning program from my personal experience, I have outlined this article. A few reasonable and important assumptions:  1.Everyone can learn another language, provided you have no severe mental handicaps. 2 The best … Continue reading

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Quick Guide to Being More Rational

Don’t be an irrational person…think! Develop habits of thinking well, and engaging the world with everything you have: mind and body, body and soul, ideas with action, thinking with gratitude… Originally posted 2011-10-24 12:39:17. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Quick Guide to Being More Rational

Here are 9 major points that contribute to your overall rationality. Being rational is more than merely understanding the syllogism, it is about understanding and applying mental habits to life, on a daily basis, so that your very character links up to … Continue reading

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Guide To A Better Prayer Life

Prayer takes time, and as with every good habit, prayer requires consistence and persistence. Here are 9 points that may improve your understanding of prayer. Originally posted 2011-10-16 10:28:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Myths and Metaphors by G. K. Chesterton

Originally published in The Illustrated London News, 26th January 1929. (Source: G. K. Chesterton, Collected Works, Volume XXXV, The Illustrated London News 1929-1931, Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 1991. Pages 29-33.)   What I venture to criticize in certain men, whom some call scientists … Continue reading

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Concerning a Strange City by G. K. Chesterton- Biblical, Poetical Language

Everyone has his own private and almost secret selection among the examples of the mysterious power of words, the power which a certain verbal combination has over the emotions and even the soul. It is commonplace that literature has a … Continue reading

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