To the various symptoms of modernity which His Grace the Most Rev. William Temple, Archbishop of York, views with alarm, were added last week funnel ears. Gently flaying radio, His Grace said:

"Coleridge numbered among ways of idleness reading magazines and spitting over bridges. Today he would have added going to the pictures and listening to the wireless. The British Broadcasting Com pany does magnificent work, but it is a form of idleness if we make funnels of our ears without making intellectual effort."


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