On The Majority


“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

– Mark Twain

7 thoughts on “On The Majority

  1. …but married a very devoted Christian.” – Nobody’s perfect.

  2. I’ll bet he regretted it too. I can’t imagine what he was thinking.

  3. Speaking of whom – from “The Mysterious Stranger“:

    “[A] God who could make good children as easily as bad, yet preferred to make bad ones; who could have made every one of them happy, yet never made a single happy one; who made them prize their bitter life, yet stingily cut it short; who gave his angels eternal happiness unearned, yet required his other children to earn it; who gave his angels painless lives, yet cursed his other children with biting miseries and maladies of mind and body; who mouths justice and invented hell—mouths mercy and invented hell—mouths Golden Rules, and forgiveness multiplied by seventy times seven, and invented hell; who mouths morals to other people and has none himself; who frowns upon crimes, yet commits them all; who created man without invitation, then tries to shuffle the responsibility for man’s acts upon man, instead of honorably placing it where it belongs, upon himself; and finally, with altogether divine obtuseness, invites this poor, abused slave to worship him!… ”

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