Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Temporally Temporary

The worship of comfort, then, is only another aspect of our decision to live wholly in this world.  Yet here man encounters an anomaly: the very policy of living wholly in this world, of having no traffic with that other world which cannot be "proved," turns one's attention wholly to the temporary and so actually impairs his effectiveness.
 Source: Richard Weaver, Ideas Have Consequences 1948

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