Everyone knows that this blog is about nuance, about finely weighed principles of cause and effect, theoria and praxis in the life of the mind as it plays out in the public square. Heck, it’s like First Things but with pictures of Lena Dunham, Mantids, space aliens and Justsin Welby cruising the pawns.
So that’s why we’re bringing you Dom Garrigou Lagrange on the sin of intellectual pride:
So filled with their own learning, which has cost them so much, that their souls are saturated with it and no longer open to receive the superior light that would come from God in prayer.
Not bad, eh? In the future, when we win this war, every Harvard professor will have that tattooed on their forehead.