Sunday, September 26, 2021

Bertrand Russell's A Free Man's Worship, and C. S. Lewis's response


Lewis said it was what  he at one time believed. 

However, he concluded (before his conversion) that: 

In his “Worship of a Free Man” I found a very clear and noble statement of what I myself believed a few years ago. But he does not face the real difficulty – that our ideals are after all a natural product, facts with relation to all other facts, and cannot survive the condemnation of the fact as a whole. The Promethean attitude would be tenable only if we were really members of some other whole outside the real whole: [which] we’re not.24,25 L

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