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Chapter & Verse

July-August 2017

More queries from the archives:

“Nothing is more likely to propel us headlong down the path to barbarism than a single-minded obsession with the concept of spiritual purity” and “Feigning deafness may be forgivable, but taken to extremes, it may cost one’s life”—two remarks cited by Japanese author Jun Ishikawa without precise attribution.

“When the action gets heavy, keep the rhetoric cool.”

“the boredom of living versus the suffering of being”

“When you see the word ‘primitive,’ always substitute ‘complicated’”

“The dew…In down-soft slippers…the dew has seemed like teardrops ever since…”

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