(urth) Chesterton'a "lunar virescence"

David Stockhoff dstockhoff at verizon.net
Mon Jun 4 18:29:00 PDT 2012

I must be a closet paleo!

But he also took shots at the landlords. I'm not sure where that fits in 
or parallels modern politics ...

On 6/4/2012 7:43 PM, entonio at gmail.com wrote:
> No dia 01/06/2012, às 20:50, David Stockhoff<dstockhoff at verizon.net>  escreveu:
>> On 6/1/2012 3:48 PM, entonio at gmail.com wrote:
>>> I think you have to be a catholic or a 'paleoconservative' in order not to be offended by Chesterton, unless you are very well read (quality more than quantity), in which case you may choose to enjoy his genius past anything else.
>>> Maybe Wolfe can afford to be soft spoken because Chesterton took upon himself the dirty work that needed done. The man was a Maccabee.
>> Interesting. What should I be offended by? His politics, or his religion?
> _Orthodoxy_ reads like a scathing attack on most non-catholic philosophy. I've met few priests as sage as Father Brown and none so outspoken. _The man who was thursday_ seems to unrelentingly mock socialists. Jerry can see the wit in it even if finding it silly, but Jerry is far away from being the gen.pub.
>> I especially appreciate his disdain for imperialism and its expression in the press.
> That's one of the bits that will appeal to a 'paleoconservative'.
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