Wouldn’t you be SO angry if you quit skydiving to be “safer,” and then, the day after you did, you were hit by a pie truck and killed?
Modernity is not necessarily secularizing; it is necessarily pluralizing. Modernity is characterized by an increasing plurality, within the same society, of different beliefs values, and worldviews.
One should be very reluctant to abandon guideposts that have served one well just because they’ve moved in an inconvenient way.
Small things can lead to bigger things. But you have to do the right small things.
If you need a machine and don’t buy it, you will ultimately find that you have paid for it and don’t have it.
- Henry Ford
I learned quite early on: don’t get too excited, don’t get too complacent, don’t get too egotistical.