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The Transformative Power of Memory: Lewis and the World Wars

The first reader of C.S. Lewis’ autobiography, Surprised by Joy, might be puzzled by the fact that WWI—the catastrophe that decided the fate of so many of Europe’s great thinkers and artists and inventors—makes up very little of Lewis’ narrative. … Continue reading

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Water Woes

The smell of damp towels is distinctive, and I’ve nearly had enough. It is Spring, and we live in an old house, so things can get damp in our basement. Basements are damp, I suppose, but this is where my … Continue reading

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A Prophetic Warning from H.G. Wells, or Object Lessons on the Way

H.G. Wells amazes me. In the first seven years of his public writing career, he created some of his most well known works, including: The Time Machine (1895) The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896) The Invisible Man (1897) The War … Continue reading

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