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Walker Percy on the deranged age we live in.

18 March 2011

“We live in a deranged age, more deranged than usual, because in spite of great scientific and technological advances, man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what he is doing.”

— Walker Percy
2 Comments leave one →
  1. Jay permalink
    9 May 2011 1:37 am


  2. Thomas Caine permalink
    24 August 2011 7:08 pm

    Walker Percy speaks to us because of his ever-vigilant insight into the widespread ambiguity and inconsistency of the modern scientific era. Indeed, his peculiar knack for being able to speak to the individual in an age of abstraction is what makes him one of the great American writers.

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