What’s Wrong with the World

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Jeff Culbreath has up a brilliant and elegiac essay on "playgrounds" as a metaphor for civilization. The author of the original metaphor is also the author of the title of this blog. Mr. Culbreath draws out some Chestertonian intimations, and adds a few of his own. Go read it.

Comments (2)

I thought Jeff's post was excellent. It reminds me of the point made by Wendy Shalit to the effect that a sexually saturated atmosphere ruins the whole thing. (Speaking of which, I am today enjoying the world of ad blocking software for the first time. Finally got rid of all those annoying, and often as not highly inappropriate, animated video ads on Yahoo. Hurray!)

My thanks to Mr. Cella and Lydia for their kind commendations. It's enough to justify breaking my WWwtW fast. :-)

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