Clarence Darrow, the celebrated and slightly infamous atheist from the last century, was asked what he would do if he died and found himself at the Pearly Gates confronted by the 12 apostles.
There is something about our species that makes us almost welcome the idea of turning back time and going home to the jungle.
I am grateful for the arrival of a tiny Winston Churchill look-alike who has overwhelmed cable television’s usual dreary obsession with homicide trials.
One day when I was 6 years old, a 13-year-old girl took me by the hand, walked me into a public library and told me I could read any of the hundreds of books on the shelves. And I could read them for free.
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