Sunday, January 19, 2020

Spiritual Quote of the Day (Clive James, on the Scriptures as a Standard Against ‘The Language of Illusion’)

“For me, the scriptures provided a standard of authenticity against the pervasive falsehoods of advertising, social engineering, moral uplift, demagogic politics—all the verbal corruptions of democracy, the language of illusion.”—Australian-born TV personality, critic and poet Clive James (1939-2019), “Czeslaw Milosz,” in Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts (2007)

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