FACT OF THE DAY:
On this date (5/5) in 1924 Lewis accepted a temporary position to teach philosophy at Oxford (his former tutor was taking a one-year leave).
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QUOTE OF THE DAY:
Screwtape’s observation of humans: “Thanks to processes which we set at work in them centuries ago, they find it all but impossible to believe in the unfamiliar while the familiar is before their eyes.”
The Screwtape Letters I
(Published in The Guardian on 5/2/1941)