Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Finding the Sublime in Unlikely Places

by Francis Slobodnik

One of the essential elements in a return to order is a return to the idea of the sublime.

According to Sir Edmund Burke, “the sublime is the strongest emotion which the mind is capable of feeling.” John Horvat II, author of Return to Order, defines the sublime with the following words: “The sublime consists of those things of transcendent excellence that cause souls to be overawed by their magnificence.”

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