Fashion can be beautiful, but always by accident, and never for long.
Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.
The tinier the discipline, the less room for mediocrity. Miniatures have to be perfect.
Gods and churches don’t make religions; they contain them.
Monotheism dies that monism may live.
The worst religions lack gods.
Whether or not the last shall be first, the target demographic is apparent.
Many social institutions, like religion, work best when no one knows quite how.
Every modern religion denies, as a matter of theology, that it is a religion.
We venerate artists who die too young to answer questions.
Enlightenment philosophy is Christianity without the serpent.