Quotes

Unofficial Self

Unofficial Self

“If you look into your own mind, which are you,” asked George Orwell, “Don Quixote or Sancho Panza? “Almost certainly you are both,” he continued. “There is one part of you that wishes to be a hero or a saint,…

Perfect Joy

Perfect Joy

“The ambitious run day and night in pursuit of honors, constantly in anguish about the success of their plans, dreading the miscalculation that may wreck everything. Thus they are alienated from themselves, exhausting their real life in service of the…

McLuhan

McLuhan

“… all media work us over completely.” — Marshall McLuhan

In Service of Moloch

In Service of Moloch

“I had come to politics very late, when I was almost forty, jolted awake by the gruesome reality of the war (WWI) and profoundly horrified at the ease with which my colleagues and friends had enlisted in the service of…

Faith-based Initiative

Faith-based Initiative

“When a religion is good, I conceive it will support itself; and when it does not support itself, and God does not take care to support it so that its professors are obligated to call for help of the civil…