Natasha Burge is a writer from the Arabian Gulf. Her debut book Drifts, a memoir of autism and transcultural identity, is out now. Drifts was a finalist for the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing. Her other work has been published around the world, nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and translated into Arabic, Chinese, and Japanese. You can find more at her website or Substack, Florilegium: https://natashaburge.substack.com/
Witnessing the ascendancy of the Machine, Lewis understood what was at stake. He watched this ideology sweep across his society and take hold in its schools, and he keenly felt the loss of what was so hastily displaced and soon forgotten. The medieval worldview that Lewis cherished was replaced by an ideology that breeds nihilism and despair.