That Hideous Strength at Fisher of Men

One of CS Lewis' best books is the last one in the Space Trilogy: That Hideous Strength. JD over at Fisher of Men has some great insights into evil from this book:

But Who Will Watch the Watchmen?

[...]N.I.C.E.’s weakness was its lack of power structure. The purported plot to completely abolish true mankind had to remain completely clandestine in order to appeal to the competing interests of the selfish workers of N.I.C.E. Only through manipulating flaws inherent in organizational power structures and through delusion were the Macrobes able to gain significant enough momentum to put the world under their sway.[..]


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