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. . . the Church is generally slow to validate miracles and apparitions, because if divine intervention in human affairs is too promiscuously recognized, then an obvious danger arises. If one leper can be cured, the flock may inquire, then why not all lepers? Allow of a too-easy miracle and it becomes harder to answer questions about infant leukemia or mass poverty and injustice with unsatisfying formulae about the Lord's preference for moving in mysterious ways.
--Christopher Hitchens, The Missionary Position
Sound wisdom, Spud, the kind this current administration knows little or nothing about. They're so corporate-thought-based, I doubt they know how to think in anything beyond three-month increments, if that.
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.-- Greek Proverb
Isn't it interesting that religious thinking and psychosis are so closely related you can't tell them apart?-- Dr. Gregory House[wry chuckle] You know what they say about "birds of a feather," right?
Thank you for the invite Joan!
Thanks for the invitation, Joan.
American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America
The Dark Side of Religion in Christian America: Chris Hedges on American Fascists (2017) video
Our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness. -- Vladimir Nabokov
Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because the regret is stronger than gratitude. -- Anne Frank
Joan and Loren and everybody else,
I was wondering which Chris Hedges book to read first?
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