Correspondence Between Demons (1)

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“Even if a particular train of thought can be twisted so as to end in our favor, you will find that you have been strengthening in your patient the fatal habit of attending to universal issues and withdrawing his attention from the stream of immediate sense experiences. Your business is to fix his attention on the stream. Teach him to call it ‘real life’ and don’t let him ask what he means by ‘real.'”

-Screwtape, Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

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3 Responses to “Correspondence Between Demons (1)”

  1. donna Says:

    brilliant.

  2. getitgotitgoods Says:

    yikes for secondlife.com

  3. Leigh Ann Says:

    maximizing manipulation… don’t we see it all the time… I really should read more :)

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