‘Plain living and high thinking’ are not popular ideals. Most people prefer to live in luxury, and to think with the majority.
If we run a series of posts for the season of Creation which starts today, it could easily become a bad-tempered, five week long rant. So let’s at least approach the season light-heartedly, with a wise word from Oscar, a reminder of what we are up against in our own selves.
Oscar Wilde from “A Critic in Pall Mall”