“Thus Milton refines the question down to a matter of faith,” said Coleridge, bringing the lecture to a close, “and a kind of faith more independent, autonomous – more truly strong, as a matter of fact – than the Puritans really sought. Faith, he tells us, is not an exotic bloom to be laboriously maintained…Details
success = talent + luck
great success = a little more talent + a lot more luck
Beware of violence below.
Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell Me, if you have understanding. Who determined its measurements? Surely you know! Or who stretched the line upon it? To what were its foundations fastened? Or who laid its cornerstone, When the morning stars sang together, And all the sons of God shouted…Details
Deliverance by the power of God, whether from illness, travail, danger, accident, malice, and above all, death – these are hard to give ear to, let alone belief. The times are such that a far different voice than that of peters angel whispers in our ear. It is the voice of presidents, judges, juntas, shahs,…Details