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Three Great Men Died That Day

November 23, 2016

One has got to love Lewis, and his Narnian World!

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narnia-the-chronicles-of-narnia-8460264-640-477Fifty-three years ago yesterday, three great men died. Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World, John F. Kennedy, President of the United States, and C.S. Lewis author of innumerable works, including the Narnia Chronicles. Is it important that they all died the same day? Probably not, merely a coincidence, although books have been written about what they may have talked about on the journey to the afterlife.

Huxley’s Brave New World most famous amongst his works seems to me, and many others, as the most descriptive of the dystopian novels, especially since the fall of the Soviet Union. It always repays reading.

Kennedy has become more myth than man, whether one thinks he was a great president or a pretty bad one. In truth, I think he was pretty average, he (and his father) played much about his heroism in World War II, but even as a child, I wondered…

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