‘Lie,’ he said. ‘Why do you fabricate these outlandish stories?’
‘Well,’ I wanted to say, ‘there are those of us who create because all around us, things visible and invisible are crumbling. We are like the stonemasons of Babylon, forever working, as it says in Jeremiah, to shore up the city of walls.’
I didn’t say that, of course. What I did say was: ‘I don’t know.
Myth is much more important and true than history. History is just journalism and you know how reliable that is.
I’m so tired of people who can’t be honest. “Beauty is on the inside” Really?? Then why do rich guys & successful guys always end up with beautiful women but they have lousy personalities?.
Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime.
We can say what we need to say. We can gently, but assertively, speak our mind. We do not need to be judgmental, tactless, blaming or cruel when we speak our truths
Truth was not meant to be told but found
If you’d combat bigotry, use honest language and call things out for what they really are.
Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it.
Simply put, That Which Is – what most of us call God – is not a physical person nor a this or that spirit etc. Is the Quintessence of All That Is.
Truth will screw with you every which way, before it lets you to be anywhere near itself.