One of my favorite poems (actually, a famous extract from the longer work Jubilate Agno) is Christopher Smart’s “To My Cat Jeoffrey.”
They have taken on the masks of their former taskmasters and let their heritage stand empty, though thankfully not yet in ruins.
Dr. S. Joshua Swamidass and I spoke on the topic of God and Evolution.
C.S. Lewis encountered an objection to his literary criticism analogous to Kevin Williamson’s and explored its underlying logic.
Much as the world appreciated the “noble and poetic moment,” at the time it could be waved away as mere poetry — more sentiment than science.