... what grows lives and is alive only through the feeling of its contact with other mysterious worlds. If that feeling grows weak or is destroyed in you, the heavenly growth will die away in you. Then you will be indifferent to life and even grow to hate it. That's what I believe. - Father … Continue reading Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881), on Other Worlds ::
… that loathsome act, that beastly copulation, that shameless coition, that foulness of stinking ordure and uncomely deed.
What is the giving up of life, to a noble soul, or to ten thousand noble souls, compared with the giving up of fifteen dollars out of the greedy grip of the meanest white man that ever lived on the face of the Earth?