No philosophy, sadly, has all the answers. No matter how assured we may be about certain aspects of our belief, there are always painful inconsistencies, exceptions, and contradictions. This is true in religion as it is in politics, and is self-evident to all except fanatics and the naive.

Steve Allen (1922-2000) American composer, entertainer, and wit.
Essay, in P. Berman, The Courage of Conviction (1985)
Added on 13-Nov-08 | Last updated 13-Nov-08
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