Chesterton: Forming a Child’s Mind

“… it is not so much (as poor Conservatives say) that parental authority ought to be preserved, as that it cannot be destroyed. Mr. Bernard Shaw once said that he hated the idea of forming a child’s mind. In that case Mr. Bernard Shaw had better hang himself; for he hates something inseparable from human life.”

– G.K. Chesterton, What’s Wrong with the World

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