“What is frightening is the conjunction of massive technical power and the spiritual surrender to nihilism. A panic-stricken refusal to glance, even furtively, in the only direction where meaning could still be found dominates our intellectual life.”
"Choice always involves choosing a model, and true freedom lies in the basic choice between a human or a divine model."
"Deviated transcendency is a caricature of vertical transcendency. There is not one element of this distorted mysticism which does not have its luminous counterpart in Christian truth."
"'Genuine spontaneity' is not the absence of mimetic behavior but the most naive and innocent imitation of all, that of a little child, the attitude recommended by Jesus."