A Perpetual Feast #10: Why Memory Matters
Welcome to episode 10 of A Perpetual Feast, where Andrew Kern and Wes Callihan discuss Homer and all of the things that Homer makes them think about.
In this episode, they discuss the ways literature becomes a part of our souls, the modern avoidance of memorization (5:30), our cultural rejection of natural law (19:00), why memorization is for more than just children (41:30), memory as contemplation (46:15), and more.
Books referenced in this episode:
- On the Impact of Darwinism on Philosophy-John Dewey (21:21)
- The Abolition of Man-C.S. Lewis (21:38)
- The Poison of Subjectivism-C.S. Lewis (21:48)
- That Hideous Strength-C.S. Lewis (21:48)
- After Virtue-Alasdair MacIntyre (21:51)
- The Tao-Lao Tzu (22:35)
- The Analects-Confucius (23:00)
- Christ and Nothing-David Bentley Hart (26:03)
- C.S. Lewis' Introduction to English Literature in the 16th Century (27:40)
- Roots of American Order-Russell Kirk (31:36)
- René Guénon (32:22)