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art-science-religion quote

November 19, 2011

“If science may crudely be said to be the drive to know the world objectively and art is pre-eminently an arena of subjective self-expression, religion typically addresses both sides of the subject-object relationship by connecting what is inside each of us to something outside.”

–Keith Hart, foreword to Ritual and Religion in the Making of Humanity by Roy A. Rappaport, p. xv

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Aside – “when I read”

August 28, 2011

“When I read a novel I am not only surrendering; I am allowing my mind to be occupied by a colonizer of uncertain intent.” Extra Lives by Tom Bissell, p. 39

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