Hello Cruel World
Tuesday, March 11, 2003
What I Believe - from Two Cheers for Democracy (E.M. Forster)
[originally printed in 1938 in the New York Nation]
I do not believe in Belief. But this is an Age of Faith, and there
are so many militant creeds that, in self-defence, one has to
formulate a creed of one's own. Tolerance, good temper and
sympathy are no longer enough in a world which is rent by
religious and racial persecution, in a world where ignorance rules,
and Science, who ought to have ruled, plays the subservient pimp ...
[and lots more good stuff.]
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