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  1. says:

    A highly entertaining and insightful compilation of musings on a wide variety of topics All Things Considered sometimes seems time bound I am not always familiar with the people and events to which Chesterton is referring

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    A turkey is occult and awful than all the angels and archangels In so far as God has partly revealed to us an angelic world he has partly told us what an angel means But God has never told us what a turkey means And if you go and stare at a live turkey for an hour or two you will find by the end of it that the enigma has rather increased than diminishedHere is the thing about GK Chesterton he begins discussing Christmas traditions

  3. says:

    This was a highly entertaining read While much of it had to do with the issues of Chesterton's day his insight into things still applies todayThere were a couple of times he rambled but I still enjoyed every minute of this book

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    ENGLISH A collection of press articles written by Chesterton and published as a book in 1908 His invectives about the press are still as applicable today as they were over one century ago This book is filled with Chesterton

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    Every time I read a book by Chesterton I come away with a ton of uotes that I just want to memorise This book is no exception All Th

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    If I were to rate this based on how often I actually agreed with Chesterton this would probably get a two Chesterton is an English Christian apologist from the early 1900s; I am very much none of those things and I'm a fem

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    Physics you can take back your Diracs and your Einsteins I raise you Chesterton the maddest genius of his day

  8. says:

    I literally LOL'd multiple times Loved this collection of essays

  9. says:

    GK Chesterton was I think right about a good many things But there is one thing that I think he most certainly got wrong It comes to

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    A collection of essays about odds and ends of the era His first essay is on the empheral and how insignificant the essays all are and how their worst fault is that they are so serious since he could not expend the effort to make them funnyBut he touches on canvassing for vote inconvenience higher culture jokes Christmas and much He tells the soldier who said his religion was Methuselahite to live as long as he could but then why was he en

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All Things Considered features than thirty columns that GK Chesterton wrote for the London Daily News in the years before All Things eBook #180 World War I. A turkey is occult and awful than all the angels and archangels In so far as God has partly revealed to us an angelic world he has partly told us what an angel means But God has never told us what a turkey means And if you go and stare at a live turkey for an hour or two you will find by the end of it that the enigma has rather increased than diminishedHere is the thing about GK Chesterton he begins discussing Christmas traditions veers off into why he anti vivisectionist and concludes with turkey Somewhere in between he dropped an aside about the king s crown and Tolstoian non resistance It ought to come across entirely nonsensical and yet over a hundred years later I read it and goOh why that applies to what is happening today It is like he writes for 2020 In some ways he reminds me of the Mad Hatter His flow of conversation sounds nonsensical But unlike the Mad Hatter when you get to the end of it somehow everything fits together and makes sense This is not my favorite Chesterton the essay format emphasizes the rambling nature of his writing which even he makes fun of and the subjects fit together uite loosely Yet despite the lack of focus the essays never ceased to startle me with their perspicacity I started collecting uotes to share in this review but I realized it would never do the book justice So I guess I can only leave it with this commendationI ve been reading this short volume since March Being 2020 any number of crazy happened over those few months But no matter what an essay in this volume felt pertinent From The Zola Controversy which discusses statutes and how and when we recognize great thinkers to The Boy including a story about vandalizing statues to Patriotism and Sports the title speaks for itself to The Worship of the Wealthy to The Error of Impartiality towell I could probably name all of them It is not that he faced anything remotely similar to what we face Or even that he could imagine it Rather he writes about the fundamentals and foundations of society And as the world around us seems to be in the business of shaking the fundamentals of society his observations cut to the mater in a way we like to obfuscate them at the moment So even though this was probably of a 4 star read I will give it 5 stars for timeliness Or perhaps I mean time lessness Fire and Desire us an angelic world he has partly told The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox us what an angel means But God has never told The Illusionists us what a turkey means And if you go and stare at a live turkey for an hour or two you will find by the end of it that the enigma has rather increased than diminishedHere is the thing about GK Chesterton he begins discussing Christmas traditions veers off into why he anti vivisectionist and concludes with turkey Somewhere in between he dropped an aside about the king s crown and Tolstoian non resistance It ought to come across entirely nonsensical and yet over a hundred years later I read it and goOh why that applies to what is happening today It is like he writes for 2020 In some ways he reminds me of the Mad Hatter His flow of conversation sounds nonsensical But Planet of the Bugs unlike the Mad Hatter when you get to the end of it somehow everything fits together and makes sense This is not my favorite Chesterton the essay format emphasizes the rambling nature of his writing which even he makes fun of and the subjects fit together Fishes of the Open Ocean uite loosely Yet despite the lack of focus the essays never ceased to startle me with their perspicacity I started collecting Out of Bounds (Boundaries, uotes to share in this review but I realized it would never do the book justice So I guess I can only leave it with this commendationI ve been reading this short volume since March Being 2020 any number of crazy happened over those few months But no matter what an essay in this volume felt pertinent From The Zola Controversy which discusses statutes and how and when we recognize great thinkers to The Boy including a story about vandalizing statues to Patriotism and Sports the title speaks for itself to The Worship of the Wealthy to The Error of Impartiality towell I could probably name all of them It is not that he faced anything remotely similar to what we face Or even that he could imagine it Rather he writes about the fundamentals and foundations of society And as the world around Grass, Sky, Song us seems to be in the business of shaking the fundamentals of society his observations cut to the mater in a way we like to obfuscate them at the moment So even though this was probably of a 4 star read I will give it 5 stars for timeliness Or perhaps I mean time lessness

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Covering a variety of themes each is written with the same high uality that readers have come to expect of Chesterton In an essay on canvassing Chesterton p. If I were to rate this based on how often I actually agreed with Chesterton this would probably get a two Chesterton is an English Christian apologist from the early 1900s I am very much none of those things and I m a feminist to bootLuckily I can enjoy essays without agreeing with them Chesterton is damned hilarious while also being at times uite compelling The man has an excellent turn of phrase he s sharp and I think that I would very much like to rant and argue with this man over beers He makes you laugh and he makes you think and that s worth having around Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary & Study Guide uality that readers have come to expect of Chesterton In an essay on canvassing Chesterton p. If I were to rate this based on how often I actually agreed with Chesterton this would probably get a two Chesterton is an English Christian apologist from the early 1900s I am very much none of those things and I m a feminist to bootLuckily I can enjoy essays without agreeing with them Chesterton is damned hilarious while also being at times The White Nights of Ramadan uite compelling The man has an excellent turn of phrase he s sharp and I think that I would very much like to rant and argue with this man over beers He makes you laugh and he makes you think and that s worth having around

  • Hardcover
  • 152
  • All Things Considered
  • G.K. Chesterton
  • English
  • 11 March 2019
  • 9780802312259

About the Author: G.K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London educated at St Paul’s and went to art school at University All Things eBook ´ College London In he was asked to contribute a few magazine articles on art criticism and went on to become one of the most prolific writers of all time He wrote a hundred books contributions to hundreds of poems including the epic Ballad of the White Horse fi.