He [H. G. Wells] thought that the object of opening the mind is simply opening the mind. Whereas I am incurably convinced that the object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.
G. K. Chesterton, 1874-1936, Autobiography, (as quoted in As I Was Saying...: A Chesterton Reader, edited by Robert Knille, William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1985, p. 265).
What is the right way to be open minded? How can we acquire this?
A La Carte (April 24)
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