Question What’s the difference between a liturgist and…

Question: What’s the difference between a liturgist and a terrorist?

Answer: Sometimes you can negotiate with a terrorist.

works just as well with ‘fundamentalist’

Freedom is nothing else but a chance…

“Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worst.” It comes from Camus’ collection of essays entitled “Resistance, Rebellion, and Death.”

“We notice that everywhere, together with freedom, justice is profaned. How then can this infernal circle be broken? Obviously, it can be done only by reviving at once, in ourselves and in others, the value of freedom–and by never again agreeing to its being sacrificed, even temporarily, or separated from our demand for justice.” (Albert Camus: Resistance, Rebellion and Death)

“Freedom is not made up principally of privileges; it is made up especially of duties.” (Albert Camus: Resistance, Rebellion and Death)

“The freedom of each finds its limits in that of others; no one has a right to absolute freedom. The limit where freedom begins and ends, where its rights and duties come together, is called law, and the State itself must bow to the law.” (Albert Camus: Resistance, Rebellion and Death)

“When one knows of what man is capable, for better and for worse, one also knows that it is not the human being himself who must be protected but the possibilities he has within him–in other words, his freedom.” (Albert Camus: Resistance, Rebellion and Death)

If you don’t know the trees you may…

If you don’t know the trees you may be lost in the forest, but if you don’t know the stories you may be lost in life. —Siberian Elder
God made man because he loves stories. —Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlev
There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories. —Ursula K. LeGuin