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I am looking for a letter mentioned in the Wikipedia page for Olaf Stapledon's Star Maker. In this letter from C.S. Lewis to Arthur C. Clarke, Lewis allegedly describes Star Maker as "sheer devil worship". The citation says the quote is from C.S. Lewis: Life, Works, and Legacy.

Is there a copy of this letter anywhere?

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In From Narnia to a Space Odyssey: The War of Letters Between Arthur C. Clarke and C. S. Lewis, the first very short letter from Lewis to Clarke (December 7, 1943), Lewis is responding to Clarke's accusation that Lewis sees all SF as trashy space opera and that Lewis' portrait of Weston is colored by that. Lewis responds:

I don't of course think that at any moment many scientists are hidding Westons: but I do think (hang it all, I live among scientists!) that a point of view not unlike Weston's is on the way. Look at Stapledon (Star gazer ends in sheer devil worship), Haldane's Rosetta Worlds and Waddington's Science & Ethics. I agree Technology is per se neutral: but a race devoted to the increase of it own forces & technology with complete indifference to either does seem to me a cancer in the universe.

(From Narnia to a Space Odyssey, p. 40; errors in original)

In a quick skim of the book, I don't see another reference, but I'll go back over it in more detail and add anything relevant.

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    @NKCampbell I verified the quote against the non-OCR scan of the book from Google books; the quote is as it appears in the book, except for the [sic] which I probably should remove. – DavidW May 21 at 18:09
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    What would Lewis say about Greg Egan's Planck Dive? Money quote: "Baudelaire can screw himself. I’m here for the physics.” – David Tonhofer May 22 at 9:05
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    I recently read Stapledon's "Star Maker" and I can see why, from Lewis's perspective he would make that comment. It's a work that dismisses out of hand the absolutist view of an omnipotent god in favor of hierarchies of alien powers that are capable of creating entire universes. It's a "turtles all the way down" perspective that's not too different from some of the more recent comments from cosmologists. – C Teegarden May 22 at 12:01
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    @C Teegarden: Very true! Especially in his Deep Space trilogy, Lewis warns against the worship of the merely big -- which is surely what the worship of super-powerful aliens is. I think he would have been appalled the message Asimov's "The Last Question", while liking the story as a story. – Mark Olson May 22 at 15:08
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    @CTeegarden "hierarchies of alien powers that are capable of creating entire universes. It's a "turtles all the way down" perspective that's not too different from some of the more recent comments from cosmologists." As someone who knows a bit about cosmology, I'm curious about what you mean by that. – user76284 May 22 at 21:38

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