That Seal Was Real

August 18, 2012 7:00 pm
nonplussedbyreligion:

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”  Mark Twain,  The Innocents Abroad
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I sorely need to get out of this little corner of the globe.

nonplussedbyreligion:

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”  Mark Twain,  The Innocents Abroad

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I sorely need to get out of this little corner of the globe.

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July 31, 2012 8:23 pm
"Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion—several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat if his theology isn’t straight. He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brother’s path to happiness and heaven…."

Mark Twain, The Lowest Animal (via nonplussedbyreligion)

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June 16, 2012 1:21 pm
"Man is the only religious animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion—several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat, if his theology isn’t straight. He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brother’s path to happiness and heaven."

— Mark Twain (1835-1910), Letters from the Earth, ”The Damned Human Race,” 1909 (via nonplussedbyreligion)

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May 31, 2012 4:29 am