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The Ideal of a Leisure State G. K. Chesterton

 Originally Published in the The Illustrated London News, March 21, 1925 Among the strange and rather stiff antics of the rather antiquated art of party journalism is the duty laid upon the good party man of trying to disagree with … Continue reading

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Zen Habits: Virtue, Oneness and Efficiency

Author: Darius Styl Zen habits are beneficial for everyone because everyone needs balance, peace and efficiency. Zen is simply a word that traces back to the idea of meditation, but is more commonly understood in vague terms of eastern balance, … Continue reading

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The Return of the Angels by G. K. Chesterton

I write these remarks with one great hope, that of arousing controversy. It is really a singular matter that amid all the talk of the great work of physical science and its alleged victory over religious dogmatism, no one has … Continue reading

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The Equality of Sexlessness by G. K. Chesterton

–From GK’s Weekly, July 26, 1930 In almost all the modern opinions of women it is curious to observe how many lies have to be assumed before a case can be made. A young lady flies from England to Australia; … Continue reading

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On American Morals by G.K. Chesterton

 America is sometimes offered to us, even by Americans (who ought to know better), as a moral example. There are indeed very real American virtues; but this virtuous attitude is hardly one of them. Originally posted 2011-12-25 19:29:07. Republished by … Continue reading

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Philosophy for the Schoolroom by G.K. Chesterton

Daily News, June 22, 1907 (quoted in Maycock, pp. 91-93) What modern people want to be made to understand is simply that all argument begins with an assumption; that is, with something that you do not doubt. You can, of course, … 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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Of Atheism by Sir Francis Bacon

I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. And therefore, God never wrought miracle, to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. … Continue reading

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The God in the Cave by G. K. Chesterton

Traditions in art and literature and popular fable have quite sufficiently attested, as has been said, this particular paradox of the divine being in the cradle. Perhaps they have not so clearly emphasised the significance of the divine being in … Continue reading

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