Thursday, March 01, 2007

How the Bible militates against parochialism and ignorance

I thought I'd try my hand at that inspirational pull-a-quote genre.

Thomas Huxley said, of the Bible:

"[I]t forbids the veriest hind who never left his village to be ignorant of the existence of other countries and other civilizations, and of a great past, stretching back to the farthest limits of the oldest nations in the world."

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