Quote of the Day

“We must renounce the gambit of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ – even in its inverted form. We must acknowledge that misapprehensions abound, that violence is to be found everywhere, and that our partial understanding of violence by no means assures us victory over it.” — René Girard, Violence and the Sacred

Advertisements

These violent ends

Quote
Quote of the Day

“In passing we should note this curious mark of our age: The only absolute allowed is the absolute insistence that there is no absolute.” — Francis A. Schaeffer

The absolute insistence

Quote
Quote of the Day

“A dynamic force seems to be drawing first Western society, then the rest of the world, toward a state of relative indifferentiation never before known on earth, a strange kind of nonculture or anticulture we call modern.” – René Girard, Violence and the Sacred

We call modern

Quote
Quote of the Day

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. – Dalai Lama

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. – Dalai Lama

Quote