The Problems of Prosperity and Advancement

In a world of unprecedented material prosperity and technological advancement, the biggest intellectual problem is not “hyper-rationalism”, but hyper-infantilism. The biggest moral problem is not greed and workaholism, but envy and parasitism.

The biggest aesthetic problem is not artistic laziness, but pseudo-artistic bustle. And the biggest spiritual problem is not the profane treatment of the sacred, but the sacred treatment of the profane.

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“You are what you value. I value: individual liberty, economic common sense, logical rigour, clarity of thought, intellectual integrity and quiet charity.”