“A convict has a number instead of a name. That is the collective idea carried to its extreme. But a man in his own house may also lose his name, because he is called simply ‘Father.’ That is membership in a body. The loss of the name in both cases reminds us that there are two opposite ways of departing from isolation.”
-–C. S. Lewis, “Membership” in The Weight of Glory: And Other Addresses (New York: HarperCollins, 1949/2001), 165-6.