Yossi Halevi

But theological change happens though selective quoting. Every religious person does it: You quote those verses that resonate with your own religious insights and ignore or reinterpret those that undermine your certainties. Selective quoting isn't just legitimate, but essential: Religions evolve through shifts in selective quoting. /change/ Yossi Halevi quotes

Quotes of the month

Ugo Foscolo Wretched those who, in order not to be wicked, need religion. [10/03/2020 12:10:26] More


Ugo Foscolo The sacrifice of our homeland is consummated: all is lost; and life, even if granted, will remain for us only to mourn our misfortunes, and our infamy. [10/03/2020 12:10:07] More


Vladimir Putin Looking at what is happening in the world, in other countries, I want to say to those who are still waiting for the gradual fading of Russia. In this case, we are worried about only one thing: how not to catch a cold at your funeral. [10/27/2020 10:10:59] More


Eugene Ryabyi The happy author tells about his dreams, and the wounded by fate - about his fears. [10/13/2020 06:10:51] More


Ugo Foscolo To those who do not have a homeland there is no need to be a priest or a father. [10/03/2020 12:10:00] More