Daily Archives: July 6, 2009

The Modernist-Postmodernist Controversy in Plain Language

Chesterton brings us another great quote today:

“I believe what really happens in history is this: the old man is always wrong; and the young people are always wrong about what is wrong with him. The practical form it takes is this: that, while the old man may stand by some stupid custom, the young man always attacks it with some theory that turns out to be equally stupid.”