We Need Something Better To Do

dorothy-sayers“The mournful and medical aspect of 20th century pornography and promiscuity strongly suggests that we have reached one of these periods of spiritual depression, where people go to bed because they have nothing better to do. In other words, the ‘regrettable moral laxity’ of which respectable people complain may have its root cause not in Luxuria at all, but in some other of the sins of society, and may automatically begin to cure itself when that root cause is removed. ” Dorothy Sayers, Creed or Chaos?, p. 87.