[LMB] Mountains of Mourning discussion

Kathleen Morrison kathleen.morrison at gmail.com
Tue Jun 6 20:12:54 BST 2017


C. S. Lewis from _God on the Dock: essays on theology_

Kathleen(laptop)

On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 3:07 PM, Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
wrote:

> (lost the original attribution, sorry!)
>
> >
> > *Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its
> > > victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under
> > robber > barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber
> baron's
> > cruelty > may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be
> satiated;
> > but those > who torment us for our own good will torment us without end
> for
> > they do so > with the approval of their own conscience.*
> >
> >
>
> Ista dy Chalion would be happy, or perhaps not, to point out that her
> minders would never, ever sleep - because they love her too much to ever
> leave her alone.
> Sylvia
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