". . . if we follow the traces of our own actions to their source, they intimate some understanding of the good life." -Matthew B. Crawford, motorcycle mechanic and academic
Thursday, May 10, 2012
A Celestial Affinity
In The Heretical Imperative, in C.S. Lewis-like fashion, sociologist Peter Berger responds to the claim of the atheist that religion is mere projection of human concerns onto the universe, "If men project their own meanings into the sky, their very capacity to do this comes from the fact that they have a celestial affinity" (p. 113).