Same with G.K. Chesterton.
You too? I thought I was the only other person to think that!
G.K. is overrated. If Flannery O'Connor never said or wrote anything more than her defense of the Eucharist to a patronizing Mary McCarthy, she couldn't be overrated --"I then said, in a very shaky voice, “Well, if it’s a symbol, to hell with it.” That was all the defense I was capable of but I realize now that this is all I will ever be able to say about it, outside of a story, except that it is the center of existence for me; all the rest of life is expendable."
Oh man. I was virtually disemboweled a few years ago for mocking the Chestercult on First Things. I still have scars.http://www.firstthings.com/blogs/firstthoughts/2012/12/against-chesterton-quotations
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