Men are less prepared than they were to stub their toes against unpalatable objective truth, to measure their littleness against high objective values, to discipline themselves for a test of strength in a rigorous objective examination. This is because a secular tradition has now fully established itself which teaches that man’s fulfillment and success lie, not in screwing himself up to the demands of a high vocation, but in moulding all that he encounters in service to his needs. As long as man’s destiny is seen in terms of mastery, we shall suffer from this debased tradition.A world where man's sets the standards of worth at his own comforts is a world without glory.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
The Loss of Glory
From Harry Blamires's book, The Christian Mind: