Wild and Utterly Unexplained

“THIS world is not to be justified as it is justified by the mechanical optimists; it is not to be justified as the best of all possible worlds. Its merit is not that it is orderly and explicable; its merit is that it is wild and utterly unexplained. Its merit is precisely that none of us could have conceived such a thing, that we should have rejected the bare idea of it as miracle and unreason. It is the best of all impossible worlds.”

~G.K. Chesterton: ‘Charles Dickens,’ Ch. XI— On the Alleged Optimism of Dickens.

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