Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Quote of the Week

“The next great heresy is going to be simply an attack on morality; and especially on sexual morality. And it is coming, not from a few Socialists surviving from the Fabian Society, but from the living exultant energy of the rich resolved to enjoy themselves at last, with neither Popery nor Puritanism nor Socialism to hold them back… The roots of the new heresy, God knows, are as deep as nature itself, whose flower is the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eye and the pride of life. I say that the man who cannot see this cannot see the signs of the times; cannot see even the skysigns in the street that are the new sort of signs in heaven..."
- G. K. Chesterton

2 comments:

  1. This is very prophetic. What is the source? One of his books?

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  2. It was from his weekly newspaper column...I would have to check for certain when it was first published, but there are obviously collections of those writings in book format as well.

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