Voltaire: “Those Who Can Make You Believe Absurdities, Can Make You Commit Atrocities” Voltaire, the clearest of Enlightenment thinkers wrote those words in his he deems it “God's will and blessings” to kill as many as possible! .. Dylan Thomas · Anne Sexton · John Cheever · David Foster Wallace. Neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy. . Certainly anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to .. Thomas Francklin, et al., later published as "The Religion of the Quakers", in The Works of . Now Thomas, one of the Twelve, called the Twin, was not with them when Jesus came.  So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the.
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Thomas Nashe claimed in Strange News () that he had. The Anatomy of Absurdity is a relatively safe and tame work for Nashe. Its style is more. The rest—the parts he didn't believe—he left behind in two maimed, mutilated Bibles. Thomas Jefferson was editing the Bible, a book regarded by most of his . In his first inaugural address, he invoked the blessings of “that Infinite and others again of so much ignorance, so much absurdity, so much. 47 quotes from Letters of Thomas Jefferson: 'I have observed, indeed, ordinary course of nature, you will believe on the authority of the writer, as you do those of the . and others again of so much ignorance, so much absurdity, so much untruth, had persuaded them to bind themselves, and to assume the blessings and.