The seed itself

August 20, 2016 (Kampala): I just finished reading Out of the Silent Planet, the first in C.S. Lewis's space trilogy. I think the main point he's driving at in the book is that the spirit world is real and alive, in some ways more real than the material world. With its vivid sensory description of …

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Dragonseed

"But," said Lewis, "myths are lies, even though lies breathed through silver." "No," said Tolkien, "they are not." An excerpt from J.R.R. Tolkien's poem "Mythopoeia": The heart of man is not compound of lies, but draws some wisdom from the only Wise, and still recalls Him. Though now long estranged, Man is not wholly lost nor …

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