Thursday, July 25, 2019

Natural Organ Of Truth

For me, reason is the natural organ of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning. Imagination, producing new metaphors or revivifying old, is not the cause of truth, but its condition.

-- Clive Staples Lewis (1898 - 1963), Irish author, scholar of medieval literature, and Christian apologist, "Bluspels and Flalansferes: A Semantic Nightmare", Rehabilitations (1939)

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