Showing posts with label escapism. Show all posts
Showing posts with label escapism. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Escapism

I never fully understood the label of "escapist" till my friend Professor Tolkien asked me the very simple question, 'What class of men would you expect to be most preoccupied with, and most hostile to, the idea of escape?' and gave the obvious answer: jailers.
--C.S. Lewis,"On Science Fiction" (1955)