On Physical Violence

NO violence — even in self-defense. A few months ago, I mentioned off-handedly that my feelings about violence were close to that of Gandhi and Tolstoy. ┬áKate Gladstone asked me about this in the comments, mentioning a book called THE RING by Piers Anthony, in which he describes a society in which some people wear…

The Narnian Tarot

Lewis channels not only the Christian story, but the Universal Story — the one echoed in Gilgamesh, the life of the Buddha, King Arthur, and so on. This is the story that children connect to when they read the books, and the reason for their enduring popularity.