I’d like to think the scientists need us – but do they? Did Newton need Blake?
Hackman is able to live in the moment which means there is nothing for him at that split second than what is occurring in the scene.
As the archeology of our thought easily shows, man is an invention of recent date. And one perhaps nearing its end.
There are many levels of Christianity. There are many notions about God. To believe that God is a person is just one of the notions of God that you can find in Christianity. So, we should not say that there is one Christianity. There are many Christianities.
Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind. It is the outlet for people to say in public what is known in private.
No individual has done more to help me pursue a career in science than my wife of forty-five years. I met Enid Cassandra Morgan during the election campaign of 1948 when she was a Sunday school teacher, a leader of the youth organizations of St. Phillips Episcopal Church, and the head of Harlem Youth for the election of Henry Wallace.
There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God.
If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.
Don’t name it, as they say, because instantly you offer it to this peculiar authority.
Meditation is not to avoid society; it is to look deep to have the kind of insight you need to take action. To think that it is just to sit down and enjoy the calm and peace, is wrong.