Wednesday, 28 September 2016

THINK ABOUT IT #17: Kurt Vonnegut

Jesus is particularly stimulating to me, since he noticed what I can't help noticing, that life is so hard most people are losers or feel like losers, so that a skill essential to most of us, if we are to retain some shred of dignity, is to show grace in defeat.  That to me is the lesson he taught while he was up on the cross, whether he was God or not.  And he was neither the first nor the last human being, if that is what he was, to teach while in unbelievable agony…What I can't stand are sermons which say that to believe in the divinity of Jesus is a way to win.

Fates Worse Than Death (1991)

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