8/31/13

"The appreciation of being"

“GREAT TRUTHS can only be forgotten and can never be falsified.”
-- Illustrated London News, Sept. 30, 1933.

"SEEING TRUTH must mean the appreciation of being by some mind capable of appreciating it. But in a general sense there has entered that primeval world of pure actuality, the division and dilemma that brings the ultimate sort of war into the world; the everlasting duel between Yes and No. This is the dilemma that many sceptics have darkened the universe and dissolved the mind solely in order to escape. They are those who maintain that there is something that is both Yes and No. I do not know whether they pronounce it Yo."
-- St. Thomas Aquinas, VII. 'The Permanent Philosophy.'

~G.K. Chesterton 

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