"The moment good taste knows itself, some of its goodness is lost. Even then, however, it is not necessary to take the further step downward of despising those who do not share or possess it. To separate oneself from run of the mill humanity was, for Lewis, the beginning of self-idolatry, the real sin of pride. And such self-worship, be believed, was also the prevailing vice of the modern world." A writer commenting on the conversion of author C.S. Lewis from atheism to Christianity.