The musings and meandering thoughts of a crotchety old man as he observes life in the world and in a small, rural town in South East Nebraska. My Pledge-Nulla dies sine linea-Not a day with out a line.
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
From the Blog, G.K. Chesterton: The Fear of the Past
~G.K. Chesterton: What's Wrong With the World, Part One, Chap. IV.
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Interesting thought to consider. Why can we not go back. On a small scale, a person can order their life in such a way as to hearken back to an earlier time when things were better. Let's face it, it was better. So in our home we watch 70's or earlier tv programs, because they are actually entertaining. Maybe people say we can't go back because some people want only the next progressive thing. They seem afraid if we go back it will ruin their fun.ReplyDelete
It's the fallacy that every new thing is an improvement on the old. Sometimes it is and sometimes it isn't. The problem is the blind acceptance of 'progress' as a positive good.ReplyDelete
Another problem is that people have been brainwashed with the idea that if we were to reconstruct society on the pattern of an earlier age, we would have to give up everything since that period, like modern medicine. There is, of course, no valid basis to this idea.
May the Lord Jesus bless you with one to whom you may pass the torch, in whom the answered clarion call may resound for another generation. I am grateful for your witness and your writing, and I hope one day to meet you in the presence of Christ.
~L. Declan M.