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Digital Detritus 2
de·tri·tus | dəˈtrīdəs | noun: waste or debris of any kind: "streets filled with rubble and detritus"
The Secret of Good vs. Better, Trevin Wax
Eyes Wide Shut, by Rod Dreher
The Expert Bubble Begins to Burst, John William O’Sullivan
If it were possible for any nation to fathom another people’s bitter experience through a book, how much easier its future fate would become and how many calamities and mistakes it could avoid. But it is very difficult. There always is this fallacious belief: ‘It would not be the same here; here such things are impossible.’
Alas, all the evil of the twentieth century is possible everywhere on earth.
You pay homage to what you fear. So cowering in fear before men is the opposite of bowing in reverence before the Lord of glory.
-John Piper, A Godward Life
I read in a periodical the other day that the fundamental thing is how we think of God. By God Himself, it is not! How God thinks of us is not only more important, but infinitely more important. Indeed, how we think of Him is of no importance except insofar as it is related to how He thinks of us.
-C.S. Lewis, Weight of Glory
“This idea of not irritating the enemy,” (Winston Churchill) later wrote, “did not commend itself to me…. Good, decent, civilized people, it appeared, must never themselves strike until after they have been struck dead.”
-Winston Churchill, The Last Lion, by William Manchester & Paul Reid