Chesterton on being an “Accurate Judge”

The English Catholic stud, GK Chesterton, in his book “Everlasting Man,” writes the best way to be an accurate judge of something is to be close enough to love it, but far away enough to not hate it. Chesterton states:

“The worst judge of all is the man now most ready with his judgements, the ill-educated Christian turning gradually into the ill tempered agnostic, entangled in the end of a feud of which he never understood the beginning, blighted with a sort of hereditary boredom with he knows not what, and already bored of hearing what he has not heard.”

Does this describe most Americans these days or what?

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