C. S. Lewis on the Real Meaning of “Progress” and Being “Progressive”

“Progress means getting nearer to the place you want to be. And if you have taken a wrong turning, then to go forward does not get you any nearer. If you are on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; and in that case the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive man.”
—C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

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  1. What a wonderful quote, Jim. Thank you.

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