The British poet Wilfred Owen published only five poems before he was killed in World War I at the age of 25. His most famous poems about the Great War were published posthumously. Owen’s poetry often conjures up images from his own experience in the trenches.
The selection being discussed today is”How Religion May Be an Embodiment of Reason” by George Santayana. It is Chapter 1 in the 3rd volume of his larger work,The Life of Reason, published in five books from 1905 to 1906.