Monday, August 06, 2012
There is one notable thing about our Christianity: bad, bloody, merciless, money-grabbing, and predatory as it is–in our country particularly and in all other Christian countries in a somewhat modified degree–it is still a hundred times better than the Christianity of the Bible, with its prodigious crime–the invention of Hell. Measured by our Christianity of to-day, bad as it is, hypocritical as it is, empty and hollow as it is, neither the Deity nor his Son is a Christian, nor qualified for that moderately high place. Ours is a terrible religion. The fleets of the world could swim in spacious comfort in the innocent blood it has spilled.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Beware the irrational, however seductive. Shun the 'transcendent' and all who invite you to subordinate or annihilate yourself. Distrust compassion; prefer dignity for yourself and others. Don't be afraid to be thought arrogant or selfish. Picture all experts as if they were mammals. Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. Seek out argument and disputation for their own sake; the grave will supply plenty of time for silence. Suspect your own motives, and all excuses. Do not live for others any more than you would expect others to live for you.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Lets give thanks.
We are thankful for:
We are thankful for:
- The food before us and to all those who worked to provide it
- The shelter over our head and to all those who worked to provide it
- Our health and to all those who work to keep us well
- There are those without food and go hungry each day
- There are those without shelter and seek it each day
- There are those who suffer illness and seek aid each day
at 10:44 PM
Monday, May 28, 2012
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Monday, April 30, 2012
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Sunday, March 25, 2012
And finally, I have concluded through careful, empirical analysis and much thought that somebody is looking out for me. Keeping track of what I think about things, forgiving me when I do less than I ought. Giving me strength to shoot for more than I think I’m capable of. I believe they know everything that I do and think and they still love me. And I’ve concluded after careful consideration, that this person keeping score is… me.
Saturday, March 17, 2012
Monday, February 27, 2012
One should as a rule respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways.