Judaism is much more communal, and partly as a consequence of my religious switch, I am increasingly more suspicous of my previous view that what people do in the privacy of their own home is their business alone.
All institutions are prone to corruption and to the vices of their members.
And I've always worked on the principle that if it interests me enough to write about it, then it must interest a lot of other people.
Ever since the Greeks, we have been drunk with language! We have made a cage with words and shoved our God inside!
I look out of this window and I think this is a cosmos, this is a huge creation, this is one small corner of it. The trees and birds and everything else and I'm part of it. I didn't ask to be put here, I've been lucky in finding myself here.
I've always worked on the principle that if it interests me enough to write about it, then it must interest a lot of other people.
If God be God and man a creature made in image of the divine intelligence, his noblest function is the search for truth.
If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
Man is a creature who walks in two worlds and traces upon the walls of his cave the wonders and the nightmare experiences of his spiritual pilgrimage.
None of us is guaranteed against failure or corruption of any kind; witness what's going on in the world in this moment, the follies of human nature and the failures of human nature.
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