Mere Christianity - Book II: Chapter 2 The Invasion Summary & Analysis

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Book II: Chapter 2 The Invasion Summary and Analysis

The invasion Lewis refers to is a movement to oversimplify Christianity into a religion that worships a good and just God, not the God Lewis thinks is the true one. He argues nothing in the universe is simple, so God cannot be simple either. A chair may appear to be a simple chair, but when closely examined turns out to be made of complex molecules, made of atoms, and even seeing the chair involves reflected light made of photons. His point is that God, although good, created something that turned bad. Actually, two things: the devil and humankind.

Lewis brushes with the straw man fallacy again by arguing against unnamed people who think in certain ways, but we do not know who these people are or if they actually think in the ways...

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