At his most characteristic, medieval man was not a dreamer nor a wanderer. He was an organiser, a codifier, a builder of systems.
C. S. Lewis
The whole point of seeing through something is to see something through it.
I was at this time living, like so many Atheists or Antitheists, in a whirl of contradictions. I maintained that God did not exist. I was also very angry with God for not existing. I was equally angry with Him for creating a world.
Something of God... flows into us from the blue of the sky, the taste of honey, the delicious embrace of water whether cold or hot, and even from sleep itself.
The new oligarchy must increasingly rely on the advice of scientists until in the end the politicians become merely the scientists' puppets.
We...advance toward a state of society in which not only each man but every impulse in each man claims carte blanche.