Thursday, 20 March 2008

Quote of the day


“ The greatest menace to our civilization today is the conflict between giant organized systems of self-righteousness -- each system only too delighted to find that the other is wicked -- each only too glad that the sins give it the pretext for still deeper hatred and animosity.”

Herbert Butterfield

3 comments:

Wolfie said...

Particularly when that self-righteousness invariably seems to think that its cause should not be confined by the requirements of logic.

Phil A said...

Wolfie, they always seem to have their own curious logic that can be used to justify whatever they please...

ric said...
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