The Abolition of Man


“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts.”

In The Abolition of Man, C. S. Lewis defends objective moral values and universal law by reflecting on educational practices of the 1940s. Ultimately, his arguments prove a powerful treatise on the purpose of modern education and the dangers that irrationality poses to the end of humanity as we know it.

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