Love, Life & Work: Being a Book of Opinions, Reasonably Good-natvred, Concerning how to Attain the Highest Happiness for One's Self with the Least Possible Harm to Others
The Roycrofters, 1906 - 149 pages
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And moreover , he is given to understand in many subtile ways that as he will be
damned in another world if he does not acquiesce in the fetich , so also will he be
damned financially and socially here if he does not join the church . The intent ...
The object is to fill depleted pews of orthodox Protestant churches — these pay
the freight , and to the victor belong the spoils . The plot and plan is to stampede
into the pen of orthodoxy the intellectual unwary - children and neurotic grown ...
Second , that the orthodox churches may not advance into workshops and
schoolhouses , but may remain forever the home of a superstition to the One
would think that the promise of making a person exempt from the results of his
He is afraid of it — this one characteristic that differentiates him from the lower
animals — SO he abdicates and turns his divine birthright over to a syndicate .
This combination called a church agrees to take care of his doubts and fears and
... the loblolly of letters . C The churches want to enroll members , and so
desperate is the situation that they are willing to get them at the price of self -
respect . Hence come Sunday , Monday , Tuesday and Chapman , and play
Svengali to our ...
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The old man and the sea. All my life the good people are the sailfish that the sharks bite at. For the first time ever, in seeing so much of his writing as individual quotes, and wisdom, the notion of being the fish who bites at a much bigger fishes understanding is not so upsetting.
I admit to you that i am a minnow when compared to him. But in his writings we are all made to feel like wise plankton eating whales or nurse sharks. So terrible in our power we might be something much more toothed. His wisdom is to radiate goodness.