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Eternal Drinking

Yesterday, we referred readers to a blog known as The Inn at the End of the World. We're guessing that the blog takes its name from from the ending of G.K. Chesterton's 1906 study, Charles Dickens. Regardless, we find GKC's final words in that book one of the more moving ideas of the after-life. If pubs existed in the fourteenth century, maybe Dante would have used it:

"Comradeship and serious joy are not interludes in our travels; but rather our travels are interludes in comradeship and joy, which through God shall endure forever. The inn does not point to the road; the road points to the inn. And all roads point at last to an ultimate inn, where we shall meet Dickens and all his characters and when we drink again it shall be from the great flagons in the tavern at the end of the world." (Note: The beginning of this quote was altered slightly to make it easier to read.)