In which our faith in a higher power is selfish and not selfless, but crucially selfish for an important reason. Hence, it matters not who or what is ‘God’, but as long as that faith exist.

Der Mensch kann nicht leben ohne ein dauerndes Vertrauen zu etwas Unzerstörbarem in sich, wobei sowohl das Unzerstörbare als auch das Vertrauen ihm dauernd verborgen bleiben können. Eine der Ausdrucksmöglichkeiten dieses Verborgen – Bleibens ist der Glaube an einen persönlichen Gott.

– Franz Kafka

Translation: Man cannot live without a permanent trust in something indestructible in himself, though both the indestructible element and the trust may remain permanently hidden from him. One of the ways in which this hiddenness can express itself is through faith in a personal god.

About Tony the Octopus

I move from tanks to tanks, oceans to oceans, and am not related to Paul.
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