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
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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"If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can satisfy, the only logical explanation is that I was made for another world." ~C.S. Lewis
"There are only two kinds of people in the end; those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, in the end, 'Thy will be done.'" ~C.S. Lewis
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
"Every time you make a choice you are turning the central part of you...either into a heavenly creature or into a hellish creature." ~C.S. Lewis
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’
"Surely what a man does when he is taken off his guard is the best evidence for what sort of man he is." ~C.S. Lewis
"Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man...It is the comparison that makes you proud; the pleasure of being above the rest. Once the element of competition has gone, pride has gone." ~C.S. Lewis
"In great literature, I become a thousand different men but still remain myself." ~C.S. Lewis, An Experiment in Criticism