Saturday, June 12, 2010

we have met the enemy, and it is us...but we've known that

Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion--several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat if his theology isn't straight. He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brother's path to happiness and heaven....The higher animals have no religion. And we are told that they are going to be left out in the Hereafter. I wonder why? It seems questionable taste.
- "The Lowest Animal"

It never ceases to amaze me, that a man, Mark Twain specifically, that lived well over a century ago,
summed the world up throughout all of recorded history
and into the present day
many things change, but one -

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