The Pathetic Fallacy: Alan Coren


Beware pathetic fallacy. Man’s confident assumption that his environment is so sympathetic to his moods as to kick in with complimentary props when he requires them bespeaks the kind of arrogance that invites come-uppance.

Alan Coren 1938-2007

Seems Like Old Times (1989)

The illustration is copyright: ULKASTUDIO via Shutterstock

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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