This week’s quote of the week is courtesy of Saturday’s faculty seminar. The Trinity faculty meets twice a semester to discuss a work of literature, philosophy, theology, science, film, or art. Last weekend’s seminar was on J.R.R. Tolkien’s essay “On Fairy Stories”. Enjoy.
“The notion that motor cars are more “alive” than say, dragons or centaurs is curious; that they are more “real” than, say, horses is pathetically absurd. How real, how startlingly alive is a factory chimney compared with an elm-tree: poor obsolete thing, insubstantial dream of an escapist!”