Moving poem, both a rebuke and an encouragement.
Sayings of the wise“Do you suppose that abuses are eliminated by destroying the object which is abused? Men can go wrong with wine and women. Shall we then prohibit and abolish women? The sun, the moon, and the stars have been worshipped. Shall we then pluck them out of the sky?”
by Martin Luther WittenbergHall
‘And what I want to say is this, that I’m the King’s man; and if this parliament of owls is any sort of plot against the King, I’m having nothing to do with it’— C.S. Lewis, Eustace in The Silver Chair, Chap. 4 “A Parliament of Owls”