Lewis’s advice seems eerily applicable to our own situation, just substitute “pandemic” for “war.”
Of course it’s the very same assumption at work in the evolution debate, on the part of those who dismiss the suppression of intelligent design dissidents.
As a physician, I have cared for many patients who were fearful. Often with good reason, but not always.
Remember the admonition of C.S. Lewis: “If men had postponed the search for knowledge and beauty until they were secure, the search would never have begun.”
I love how Dr. Axe, the Maxwell Professor of Molecular Biology at Biola, pulls no punches.