I do not value religion chiefly for its morality.
– Leon Wieseltier
Incorruptibility by money is the old story… Now it’s incorruptibility by media.
I was not interested in spending 10 years in the culture wars.
Dilettantism is the sort of thing one must avoid.
Her book about the money in sex gives you the feeling of the sex in money.
There are moral religious people and moral secular people, immoral religious people and immoral secular people.
The world invited me many places.
What matters to me is that one identifies one’s genuine obsessions, one’s genuine commitments, one’s genuine appetites, one pursues them seriously and far.
There are times when the power of language is not the power that is needed.