C.S. Lewis and Poor Writers — Mere Inkling

C.S. Lewis seldom kept a secret his low opinion of poor writers. This wasn’t because he was a literary snob, it’s because he was a literary critic. Actually, the breadth of Lewis’ literary tastes was extraordinary. He didn’t expect texts to be more than what they purported to be, and could even enjoy the pulp […] … Continue reading C.S. Lewis and Poor Writers — Mere Inkling

C.S. Lewis and Military Service

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If you were going to enlist in the military, which branch of the armed forces would you choose? And why?

The choice would have great consequences. The simple fact is that despite their similar charters, not all branches are created equal. Your choice will influence countless aspects of your life, including your post-military employment options and even the likelihood of whether or not you’ll survive your enlistment.

Gallup recently completed research into which branch of the armed forces most Americans would encourage someone to join. The Air Force came out on top.

Americans hold all branches of the U.S. military in high regard, but that does not necessarily translate into a desire to see their loved ones enlist. Fewer than half would be likely to recommend joining the Coast Guard (48%), Marines (43%) or Army (41%) to their children or grandchildren, while a majority would be likely to recommend the Navy…

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3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda | Entrepreneur Repost TOR CONSTANTINO GUEST WRITER Former Journalist, Current PR Guy (wielding an MBA) You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi. Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do … Continue reading 3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

How C.S. Lewis Helped Encourage Tolkien’s ‘LORD OF THE RINGS’

How C.S. Lewis Helped Encourage Tolkien’s ‘LORD OF THE RINGS’ By Alicia Kort, Newsweek | Repost In the 20th century, two British authors, J.R.R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, dominated the world’s imagination with their original works, which have been translated into more than 39 languages, printed in more than 300 million copies and were … Continue reading How C.S. Lewis Helped Encourage Tolkien’s ‘LORD OF THE RINGS’