Category Archives: C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis on the erotic necessity of submission.

In response to my last post reader Gaius Marcius was kind enough to point out the C.S. Lewis quote on erotic necessity: Lewis’s phrase ‘erotic necessity’ is not from That Hideous Strength, but from his Spectator article ‘Equality’ in 1943, … Continue reading

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Wilson, Lewis, and Pseudo-Christian Pedestalization Game

As I mentioned in my previous post, Pastor Doug Wilson’s reply to critics of his 21 Theses on Submission in Marriage is titled: And Now a Brief Word for the Wife Beaters Despite the title referring to wife beaters, the … Continue reading

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Cucked by Courtly Love.

Cuckoo’s are diabolical parasites.  The video below shows what happens after a cuckoo egg is laid in a Warbler’s nest. The cuckoo chick ejects the real offspring so it can take their place.  The truly disturbing part is that the … Continue reading

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Ovid Game tip: Don’t visit her on her birthday.

In The Allegory of Love C.S. Lewis explains that because the concept of courtly love has fully transformed our view of sexual passion, we misread prior works as if they had the same theme.  He uses the example of Ovid’s … Continue reading

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Riding to Lancelot’s rescue.

Several commenters have objected to my previous post, including Hugh Mann: I think our gracious host doth read too much into these tales – I was brought up on them, and in none of the printed retellings popular in the … Continue reading

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