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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: DECEMBER 2

There was the charm, as we went on, of running out into evening sunlight, but still in a deep gulley – as if the train were swimming in earth instead of either sailing on it like a real train or … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: OCTOBER 15

There are three kinds of people in the world. The first class is of those who live simply for their own sake and pleasure, regarding Man and Nature as so much raw material to be cut up into whatever shape … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: AUGUST 13

We have had enough, once and for all, of Hedonism – the gloomy philosophy which says that Pleasure is the only good. But we have hardly yet begun what may be called Hedonics, the science or philosophy of Pleasure. And … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JULY 3

The Christian doctrine that there is no ‘salvation’ by works done according to the moral law is a fact of daily experience. Back or on we must go. But there is no going on simply by our own efforts. If … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MARCH 7

We must simply accept it that we are spirits, free and rational beings, at present inhabiting an irrational universe, and must draw the conclusion that we are not derived from it. We are strangers here. We come from somewhere else. … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 24

There is, perhaps, more social conscience than there has ever been before: and though chastity in conduct is probably low I think modern young people are perhaps less prurient and less obsessed with lascivious thought than more modest and decorous … Continue reading

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