The modern age glamorizes constant change. It romanticizes variety, development, progress, newness. It exalts evolution as a paradigm of knowledge and of all reality. Those who hold tightly to perennial wisdom and permanent truths, traditional morals, inherited culture, artistic monuments, time-honored rites and customs, are criticized as backward, stunted, regressive, old-fashioned, stuck in their ways. They are not “going with the flow” and “moving with the times.” They are “on the wrong side of history.”
If, however, we look at the history of modern philosophy, modern science, and modern religion, we will see where the cult of change has led: to

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