“Can you imagine for one moment what England would have been like today without those churches and all that those churches mean? …
“Certainly it would not have been safe to walk the streets. All respect, decency, all those things which tend to make modern civilization what it is would not have been in existence. You can imagine what we should have had to pay for our police, for lunatic asyl... More
“The World is trying to experiment with attempting to form a civilized but non-Christian mentality. The experiment will fail; but we must be very patient in awaiting its collapse; meanwhile redeeming the time: so that the Faith may be preserved alive through the dark ages before us; to renew and rebuild civilization, and save the World from suicide.”
— T.S. Eliot
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Today we have the cool lunar eclipse on Google … but it has gotten so that you can hardly go to Google and see just the regular Google logo.
I actually went through the process of interviewing Google about this for the First Things First Thoughts blog in Sept. 2009 …
We mark holidays in America by bulletin boards and windows — the teacher’s bulletin board, the stores’ window. Google ... More