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A philosopher contemplates death: Voltaire (1770)

In any case, Voltaire* added jocularly, he expected to die shortly and would soon find out who was right concerning immortality of the soul— Plato or Spinoza, Saint Paul or Epictetus, Christianity or Confucianism. *This is jocular because Voltaire was … Continue reading

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Johan Cruyff* on Religion

“In Spain all twenty-two players make the sign of the cross before they enter the pitch- if it worked all matches would end in a draw.” *The inventor of modern football.   (Chris)

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