Friday, August 28, 2009

The abdomen

The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Can't Do is like Don't Care

That's what you want to do? Then nothing beats a trial but a failure. Give it everything you've got. I've told you many times, Can't Do is like Don't Care. Neither of them have a home.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Devine Authorship of The Bible

It was subtle of God to learn Greek when he wished to become an author - and not to learn it better.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Food as Education

Occasionally we were taken to Chinese restaurants or Italian pizza parlors. We were introduced to Hungarian goulash and Irish stew. Through food we learned that there were other people in the world.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Leisure class

Has it ever been really noted to what extent a genuine religious life requires a leisure class?

Monday, August 10, 2009

Pascal on Gambling

Both he who chooses heads and he who chooses tails are equally at fault. They are both in the wrong. True course is not to wager at all.

Friday, August 7, 2009

Solitude, fasting, and sexual abstinence

Wherever on earth the religious neurosis has appeared we find it tied to three dangerous dietary demands: solitude, fasting, and sexual abstinence.