Monday, August 29, 2005 +

Notes 140

If the East accepts Roman dogmas, will Rome accept Eastern saints?

The lesson—at least a lesson—of Job is that one cannot justify the ways of God to others. It may even be that one cannot justify the ways of God to oneself. Which is not to say that the ways of God are not justified. Bernanos said, “The scandal of the universe isn’t suffering but freedom.”

At present, some read the Bible to predict the future; in the future (not yet in future), many will read the Bible to understand the present.

Complaint now is wasteful.

Is Nietzsche vulgar, or only is translators, interpreters, and followers?

After the Crash, there is a chance that human beings will experience a more shared reality.

I was a writer, and ye read me. Cf. Matthew 25:31-46.

Prudence: the virtue most lacking.