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A Thought to Contemplate
“I think I can understand that feeling about a housewife’s work being like that of Sisyphus (who was the stone rolling gentleman). But it is surely, in reality, the most important work in the world. What do ships, railways, mines, cars, government etc exist for except that people may be fed, warmed, and safe in their own homes? As Dr Johnson said, ‘To be happy at home is the end of all human endeavour’. (1st to be happy, to prepare for being happy in our own real Home hereafter: 2nd, in the meantime, to be happy in our houses.) We wage war in order to have peace, we work in order to have leisure, we produce food in order to eat it. So your job is the one for which all others exist.”
― C.S. Lewis (from here)
Monthly Archives: March 2010
The Liberal Left currently controls both houses of Congress and the White House. Although these people campaigned on a platform of tolerance, they have shown relatively little tolerance for opposition. The Liberal Left has become notorious for its effort to tar members of the Tea Party movement, Social Conservatives, and Conservative Christian as extremists; … Continue reading
With the signing of President Barack Obama’s Health Care Bill, we can expect the doctor shortage to get worse. Better beat the crowd and find a doctor. Primary care physicians already are in short supply in parts of the country, … Continue reading
Consider this quotation from Thomas Jefferson. To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical. Jefferson made this statement within the context of the The Virginia … Continue reading
Because displaying their “tolerance” is their favorite recreation, it has become a national story. Nonetheless, the Washington Post has run most of the stories. Here is an example. Campus activists across Virginia put spring break on hold Monday to mobilize … Continue reading
Homeschooling is nothing new, and its benefits have been long understood. In fact, In The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1790), Adam Smith advocated it as far more important. The education of boys at distant great schools, of young men at distant colleges, … Continue reading