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Birth Control: What did GKC say about it?

| QUESTION What did Chesterton say about Birth Control? ANSWER "What is quaintly called Birth Control... is in fact, of course, a scheme for preventing birth in order to escape control." ("The Surrender upon Sex" The Well and the Shallows) "Normal and real birth control is called self control." ("Social Reform vs. Birth Control") "Birth [...]

Lecture 12: Orthodoxy

Orthodoxy is the trunk of the tree from which all the other branches of Chesterton grow. It is a masterpiece of rhetoric, it has never been out of print since it was first published in 1908, and it is simply one of the best books written in the 20th century. If you only read one [...]