Science and Religion
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There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.
Whenever anyone says anything he is indulging in theories.
The so-called lessons of history are for the most part the rationalizations of the victors. History is written by the survivors.
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.
Genealogy is based on the obviously silly idea that there is no such thing as a bastard.
There's always an easy solution to every human problem -- neat, plausible, and wrong.
To "be" means to be related.
Logic is a system whereby one may go wrong with confidence.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.
Strong words are required for weak principles.
The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture.
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
It is by fighting and triumphing over the enemies of the Buddha that we ourselves become Buddhas.
The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.
It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of leading causes of statistics.