Puddleglum's Foot

C.S. Lewis Society of Madison

Lewis and America

What are we to make of the status of C.S.L in America? So many Christian men and women idolize him. ‘(IDOL-ize him.) His ability to argue seriously or savagely mock the secular world (i.e. see Weston in OSP and Perelandra) is admired and well known.
His terror of the “collective” gives hope for many who wish for a small government. I would argue CSL did not like “giantism” in any institutional form.
And here’s the rub.
Should not an American admirer of CSL be wary of giant military-industrial complexes? Should not he or she view multinational corporations (persons?) with a jaundiced eye?


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