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Mar 31, 2020

"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922.

Chapter 5 - The Flying Authority:

"It happened one day that an atheist and a man were standing together on a doorstep; and the atheist said, "It is raining." To which the man replied, "What is raining?": which question was the beginning of a violent...


Mar 31, 2020

Finished editing this, then forgot to post it.  (sigh)

"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922.

Chapter 4 -- The Lunatic and the Law:

"The modern evil, we have said, greatly turns on this: that people do not see that the exception proves the rule. Thus it may or may not be right to kill a...


Mar 17, 2020

"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922.

Chapter 3 -- The Anarchy from Above:

"A silent anarchy is eating out our society. I must pause upon the expression; because the true nature of anarchy is mostly misapprehended."

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Mar 10, 2020

"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922.

Chapter 2 -- The First Obstacles:

"Now before I set about arguing these things, there is a cloud of skirmishers, of harmless and confused modern sceptics, who ought to be cleared off or calmed down before we come to debate with the real doctors of the...


Mar 4, 2020

"Eugenics and Other Evils," by G.K. Chesterton, published in 1922.

Narrator's Introduction:

For the next few paragraphs I will speak for myself, to set the stage for G.K. Chesterton's book, and to suggest why I believe it is still an important book.

I think G.K. Chesterton explains his book rather well in his...