All the religious wars that have caused blood to be shed for centuries arise from passionate feelings and facile counter-positions, such as Us and Them, good and bad, white and black.
– Umberto Eco,
novelist / philosopher
who was born on this day, 1932

 
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The Wake Up Call – January 5, 2015