We Participate In A Tragedy; At A Comedy We Only Look. -- Aldous Huxley -- The Devils Of Loudu
We participate in a tragedy; at a comedy we only look.
-- Aldous Huxley
-- The Devils of Loudun
The effects which follow too constant and intense a concentration upon evil are always disastrous.
Those who crusade, not _for_ God in themselves, but _against_ the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes even perceptibly worse than it was, before the crusade began....
Most ignorance is vincible ignorance: we don't know because we don't want to know.
-- Aldous Huxley...
The only completely consistent people are the dead. -- Aldous Huxley
If we must play the theological game, let us never forget that it is a game.
Religion, it seems to me, can survive only as a consciously accepted system of make believe....
We are hypnotised into believing that two TV sets will make us twice as happy as one TV set.
-- Laura Huxley (wife of Aldous)...
And yet, seasons must be taken with a grain of salt, for they too have a sense of humor, as does history.
Corn stalks comedy, comedy stalks tragedy, and this too is historic....