"Adherents of the new religious right reject the separation of politics and religion, but they bring no spiritual insights to politics."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Christopher Lasch on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Christopher Lasch on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Christopher Lasch on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Christopher Lasch on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Christopher Lasch on Albert Camus
"Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure."
"Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business."
"We are all revolutionaries now, addicts of change."
"In our society, daily experience teaches the individual to want and need a never-ending supply of new toys and drugs."
"The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time."