Friday, March 30, 2018

Prophesy Meets Vow, a memory

Prophesy Meets Vow

My father and I enjoyed arguing. Once, during one of those arguments, he predicted that I will become a conservative in my old age. I allowed that may be true, but I insisted that I shall do so on my own terms. Now that I am at age 60, I see that his cynical prophesy and my defiant vow both came true. Thus the old man trained me.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Triadics of Holy Books

To a believer, every verse in the holy book is true;
to an apostate, every verse in the holy book is false;
and to a poet, every verse in the holy book is useful.

You have to be trained to be a believer or an apostate, but people are poets by nature. Therefore most believers, and most apostates, are in fact poets but they don’t know it.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018