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That is, that we sense that there is some ineffable object to our desires and that this proves that there is something beyond this World and life (for it makes the enjoyment of those goods pale in comparison). He used this, in one instance, as proof of God.

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My impression was that Lewis based his idea of joy on his own, personal experience, and that he assumed that other people had the same (or at least similar) experience. –  Andreas Blass Jan 10 '14 at 15:37
This question is too similar to the one we've been working on together. I think you should just add in the CS Lewis quote to that one. :) –  curiousdannii Jan 15 '14 at 22:42

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