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G.K. Chesterton Quote on Private Religion

December 5, 2009

“The modern habit of saying ‘Every man has a different philosophy; this is my philosophy and it suits me’—the habit of saying this is mere weak-mindedness. A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon.” (Introduction to the Book of Job)

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