Friday, October 22, 2010

T.S. Eliot Was Right

"Not with a bang, but a whimper" is how the world ends, suggests James Matthew Wilson — The Population Bomb. "Christian critics of modernity such as T.S. Eliot and Jacques Maritain insisted that the modern liberal regime was a deadly one," writes Mr. Wilson. "It promised earthly prosperity precisely by means of closing off the horizon beyond which lies not the good of this world only but the Good Itself, separate and universal."

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