This essay has argued that Lewis was prophetic as regards the advent of techniques powerful enough to bring about the effects he feared.
Was C. S. Lewis an enemy of science? The apparent answer to this question is no.
Lewis’s deep suspicion of modernist educational projects, subjectivism about morality, and progressive scientific planning animates these lectures.
What was possible for Mark Studdock — the realization that much of contemporary civilization is built on lies — is still possible for any thoughtful person.
Mark is lured away from his teaching position at Bracton College to become part of the massive research effort known as the N.I.C.E.