By DAN VALENTI
PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary
(FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012) — Today is Good Friday. THE PLANET presents some food for thought for those who are interested:
“It is not for man to seek or even to believe in God. He only has to refuse to believe in everything that is not God. This refusal does not presuppose belief. It is enough to recognize, what is obvious to any mind, that all the goods of this world — part, present, or future; real or imaginary — are finite and limited and radically incapable of satisfying the desire [that] burns perpetually within us for an infinite and perfect good. … It is not a matter of self-questioning or searching. A man has only to persist in his refusal, and one day or another God will come to him.” — Simone Weil, the great French philosopher, who dies in 1943 at the age of 34. From On Science, Necessity, and the Love of God, ed. Richard Rees, London, Oxford University Press, 1968.
There shall be no further posting today in honor of the high holy day. THE PLANET wishes all of you — Jew and Gentile, young and old, believer and atheist, left and right, rich and poor, and everyone who thinks they are separated by the invisible differences that we allow ideology to make seem “real — a holy, happy, and healthy Easter weekend.
SEE HEAVEN ITS SPARKLING PORTALS WIDE DISPLAY // AND BREAK UPON YOU IN A FLOOD OF DAY (POPE)
“OPEN THE WINDOWS, AUNT MILLIE.”
LOVE AND BLESSINGS TO ALL.