Tag Archives: G. K. Chesterton

About That Tyranny of Clichés

G. K. Chesterton once quipped that “people generally quarrel because they cannot argue” – something you have to think about for a bit before it begins to make any sense at all. But then they didn’t call Chesterton the Prince of … Continue reading

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Solving the Wrong Problem

There is a reason there’s that quote on the top of this page in the masthead, that one from G. K. Chesterton about how it isn’t that folks, worried sick about this or that, can’t see the solution to the … Continue reading

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Quarreling and Intellectual Bankruptcy

People generally quarrel because they can’t argue. G. K. Chesterton is said to have said that, and he was onto something there. Imagine you’re stuck in the middle of nowhere, quite lost, and everyone is trying to figure out what … Continue reading

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