Monday, November 5, 2012


Men are doomed to live in an overwhelmingly tragic and demonic world. (Ernest Becker in Touchstones, 5 October)

We must endure surprises, pressures and blows from the world as a normal part of life. (Touchstones, 24 August)

... a society built on luxury, on wantonness, on pride, on callousness to human life, and personality is necessarily doomed ... (William Barclay, The Revelation Of John, Vol. 2, p. 164)
5 November 2012

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