Saturday, April 3, 2010

Worshipping the Intellect

"There seems to be an inverse corrolary between those who worship the intellect and those who use it. [Sam] Harris, like so many atheists, is a devout worshipper of the intellect."

Mark P. Shea, Catholic blogger

1 comment:

Mark in Spokane said...

This quote goes well with the quote from St. Thomas More that I just posted a little bit ago. Education is different from simply acquiring information. Education means having a deeper view, a more connected view, a more holistic view, of knowledge. Not just information, but actual knowledge.


St. Augustine (by Sandro Botticelli)

St. Ignatius Loyola (by Francisco Zurbaran)

Benjamin Rush (by Charles Willson Peale)

Patrick Henry at the Virginia House of Burgesses (by Henry Rothermel)

Edmund Burke (by Sir Joshua Reynolds)

Samuel Adams (by John Singleton Copley)

Alexander Hamilton (by John Trumbull)