The Justin Dyer Interview: Narnian Natural Law

This is the Babylon Bee Interview Show.

In this episode of The Babylon Bee Podcast, Kyle and Ethan talk to professor of political science Justin Dyer, author of C. S. Lewis on Politics and the Natural Law and director of the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy.  Topics range from C.S. Lewis’ view on natural law, being a classical liberal, and how C.S. Lewis wanted all kids off his lawn. 

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Topics Discussed

  • How Dyer became interested in CS Lewis

  • Would CS Lewis vote for Trump

  • How Lewis pulls theology, philosophy, and politics all into his writing

  • What is natural law?

  • C.S. Lewis influences

  • C.S. Lewis being a classical liberal 

  • Social Dilemma

  • Abolition of man and the modern times

  • Left and right attacking natural law in Lewis’ time

  • C.S. Lewis would be a libretraian 

  • Lewis wanted to be treated like a dinosaur 

  • Abolition of man waterfall 

  • C.S. Lewis criticism of english language textbooks

  • Objective standards to beauty and art

  • Oxytocin for humor 

Subscriber portion 

  • Lewis answering every letter written to him

  • Lewis hated his modern technology

  • Lewis didn’t like change

  • Lewis wouldn’t be a fan of twitter

  • CS Lewis and Sexuality

  • Cs Lewis view on marriage made Tolkien uncomfortable

  • How one writer believes Lewis is going to Hell

  • Lewis’ view of tradition 

  • 10 Questions 

  • Great embarrassing story

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