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Pride and Poverty: An Observation from Chesterton

‎“EVERYTHING in our age has, when carefully examined, this fundamentally undemocratic quality. In religion and morals we should admit, in the abstract, that the sins of the educated classes were as great as, or perhaps greater than, the sins of … Continue reading

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A Defence of Humility by G.K. Chesterton

The act of defending any of the cardinal virtues has to-day all the exhilaration of a vice. Moral truisms have been so much disputed that they have begun to sparkle like so many brilliant paradoxes. And especially (in this age of … Continue reading

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Negative and Positive Morality by G. K. Chesterton

A vast amount of nonsense is talked against negative and destructive things. The silliest sort of progressive complains of negative morality, and compares it unfavorably with positive morality. The silliest sort of conservative complains of destructive reform and compares it … Continue reading

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Vicious Selflessness and Virtuous Selfishness

Selfishness and selflessness are very misunderstood ideas that influence the way we think. The ideas behind these words are very important, as they connect to virtue and holiness. Originally posted 2011-10-28 12:35:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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How to Be a Hypocrite For Life Pt I by Vere Ilith

Author: Vere Ilith If you want to successfully become a hypocrite for life, here is part I of a hypocrite guide with some useful hints. It takes a lot of hard work and focus to become a hypocrite because lacking … Continue reading

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Can You Be Too Reasonable?

Some people talk like you can be too reasonable because your intellect can get in the way of your heart, or your faith. But is this true? I don’t think so. Rather, I think it is more reasonable to say that … Continue reading

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A Piece of Chalk by G.K. Chesterton- Creation and Poetry

I remember one splendid morning, all blue and silver, in the summer holidays when I reluctantly tore myself away from the task of doing nothing in particular, and put on a hat of some sort and picked up a walking-stick, … Continue reading

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