"The central doctrine of Christianity, then, is not that God is a bastard. It is, in the words of the late Dominican theologian Herbert McCabe, that if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you."--Terry Eagleton

"It is impossible for me to say in my book one word about all that music has meant in my life. How then can I hope to be understood?--Ludwig Wittgenstein

“The opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice."--Bryan Stevenson

Sunday, July 10, 2016

The New Possibility

The interesting thing about Dallas is how much good is coming out of it.  If you ignore the minor idiots, the major story here is reconciliation and recovery, and even the ideas that we are better than this and we are all in this together.

It isn't "kumbayah," but it isn't 1968, either; or 1992; and it sure as hell isn't 1861; nor even 1860.


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