#160 What I learnt from Orwell’s essays (2)

Having recently read some of Orwell’s essays, I’m again in this post reflecting on some points that he covers that are worthy of consideration, aligned with the aims of this blog. One lengthy essay Orwell wrote entitled Such, such were the joys explores the anything but joyous experience he had at St Cyprian’s in the …

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Advent 2021 #23: Overwhelmingly, unyieldingly good

In the previous post, Zechariah had begun to sing praise to God. He declared that his son was to be called John and then his ability to speak returned once more. Here's the first half of his song, from Luke's gospel: His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied: Praise be to the …

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