The most successful country?

What these editorial writers fail to realize is that the writer who emphasizes spiritual values is very likely to take the darkest view of all of what he sees in this country today. For him, the fact that we are the most powerful and the wealthiest nation in the world doesn’t mean a thing in any positive sense. The sharper the light of faith, the more glaring are apt to be the distortions the writer sees in the life around him.
Flannery O’Conner

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2 thoughts on “The most successful country?

  1. Agreed. I need to read more of her stuff, I really haven’t read that much. This quote is from Mystery and Manners, Occasional Prose. If you want me to send you other selections let me know.

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