Saturday, April 17, 2021

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 "When a man stops believing in God he doesn’t then believe in nothing, he believes anything."


G. K. Chesterton
    You have probably run across the quote above, usually attributed to G.K. Chesterton.  While Chesterton never actually said it in quite those words, it does appear that he really did express this sentiment in a somewhat different form in several places (for more information, see this discussion on the website of The Apostolate of Common Sense).  More to the point, the events of the recent past have shown this observation by the  "The Prince of Paradox" to be tragically on target.

      In that regard, allow me to direct your attention to some other quotes (albeit somewhat less witty) that you have probably run across.  In the run up to last year's election yard signs started popping up with a rainbow colored litany that ran something like this . . . 

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