"Paganism holds all the most valuable advertising space...."
"We could not match conviction with conviction, we had no ideas with which we could either meet or oppose the ideas opposed to us. Was our society, which had always been so assured of its superiority and rectitude, so confident of its unexamined
premises, assembled round anything more permanent than a congeries of banks, insurance companies and industries, and had it any beliefs more essential than a belief in compound interest and the maintenance of
The Idea of A Christian
Society, T.S. Eliot, Harcourt,
Brace & Company, New York, 1940, p.65.