Patching Cracks

In 1945, C.S. Lewis wrote “We live… in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.” He goes on to describe how times of reading and reflecting are increasingly replaced by busyness and constant noise. In the same vein, he talks about the increasingly common ownership of home radios, which intrudes on silence. People simply have less quiet time, and with it, less time to reflect and think. There’s always some sort of noise or distraction. If this was true in the 40s, it is certainly even more the case today, when schedules are mo...

 
 
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