Monday, November 25, 2013

We Live In Interesting Times ... That's Not A Good Thing

SEE HERE  Well between Benghazi, Fast and Furious, ObamaCare, the Iranian Situation, and many more totally braindead Obama screw ups we live in a world that can fall apart in lots of very interesting ways and even in multiple ways simultaneously.  How fun!  C.S. Lewis wrote in de descriptione temporum that:

"In all previous ages that I can think of the principal aim of rulers, except at rare and short intervals, was to keep their subjects quiet, to forestall or extinguish widespread excitement and persuade people to attend quietly to their several occupations. And on the whole their subjects agreed with them. They even prayed (in words that sound curiously old-fashioned) to be able to live "a peaceable life in all godliness and honesty" and "pass their time in rest and quietness". But now the organization of mass excitement seems to be almost the normal organ of political power. We live in an age of "appeal if drives", and "campaigns". Our rulers have become like schoolmasters and are always demanding "keenness". And you notice that I am guilty of a slight archaism in calling them "rulers". "Leaders" is the modem word."

I think Lewis had us pegged and he's been dead for fifty years.  Good luck all!

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