Tag: Chesterton

Eugenics and Other Evils by G.K.Chesterton


Eugenics and Other Evils by G.K.Chesterton
English | [email protected] kbps | 5h 12m | 429.5 MB
"The Frenchman works until he can play. The American works until he can’t play; and then thanks the devil, his master, that he is donkey enough to die in harness. But the Englishman, as he has since become, works until he can pretend that he never worked at all." ‘Eugenics and Other Evils’ (1922) is a magnificent takedown of the entire basis of eugenic thought – the idea that controlled breeding will improve the human population. But it is about far more than eugenics: it is about how evil succeeds subtly, about politics and elitism, and it is a profound argument against unregulated capitalism. ‘Eugenics and Other Evils’ is a well-written, well-argued and incredibly interesting piece of writing.

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The Trees of Pride by G.K.Chesterton


The Trees of Pride by G.K.Chesterton
English | [email protected] kbps | 2h 14m | 185.2 MB
Three trees, known as the Peacock trees, are blamed by the peasants for the fever that has killed many. Squire Vane scoffs at this legend as superstition. To prove them wrong, once and for all, he takes a bet to spend the night in the trees. In the morning he has vanished. Is he dead, and if so who has killed him? The poet? The lawyer? The woodsman? The trees?

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The Innocence of Father Brown by G.K.Chesterton


The Innocence of Father Brown by G.K.Chesterton
English | [email protected] kbps | 10h 19m | 850.1 MB
Father Brown is a fictional character created by English novelist G. K. Chesterton, who stars in 52 short stories, later compiled in five books. Chesterton based the character on Father John O’Connor (1870-1952), a parish priest in Bradford who was involved in Chesterton’s conversion to Catholicism in 1922. The Innocence of Father Brown is the first compilation.

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