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An experience of encounter?

“Fire
God of Abraham, God of Isaac, God of Jacob,
not of philosophers and scholars.
Certainty, certainty, heartfelt, joy, peace.
God of Jesus Christ… My God and your God.”
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Faith

Pascal quote

 

“Men never do evil

so completely and cheerfully

as when they do it

from religious conviction.”

- Blaise Pascal, from his Pensees

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The Past and Present Epidemic

It’s an epidemic: getting your heart stomped on and torn to bits. It’s contagious, and it will continue to spread. It’s odd, isn’t it? We stay away from it, take all the necessary precautions, but we just don’t always get it right. 302 palabras más

Stuff I Write

#Frase de Blaise Pascal

“Estando siempre dispuestos a ser felices, es inevitable no serlo alguna vez.”

de Blaise Pascal

Frase

‘The heart has its reasons’: emotions and cognition in the world of finance

Let’s call him James, a trader in a City investment bank; young, smartly dressed, confident, and a little impatient. He sat across from me in the interview: 1.762 palabras más

Traders

Pascal’s Wager, Self-Defense, and Gun Ownership

I have heard a lot of sayings about guns and self-defense in the last couple of years. The most popular are surely “Better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6” and “When seconds count, police are just minutes away.” 237 palabras más

Firearms

Reasons of the heart

The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.

—Blaise Pascal
Pensées

Rationalism