Ideas do indeed have consequences, but not all ideas play out the same way or weave their way in the history of ideas toward the same destination.
Lewis’s advice seems eerily applicable to our own situation, just substitute “pandemic” for “war.”
Jonathan Wells notes that a figure in the totalitarian tradition was influenced by evolution from a very early age.
Atomization is the radical isolation of each individual from every other individual. Atomization breaks the bonds that hold society in its traditional shape.
“For myself, unregenerate humanity is preferable — the flawed and conflicted creatures we are.”