“The public has a distorted view of science, because children are taught in school that science is a collection of firmly established truths. In fact, science is not a collection of truths. It is a continuing exploration of mysteries. Wherever we go exploring in the world around us, we find mysteries. Our planet is covered by continents and oceans whose origin we cannot explain. Our...
“The courage to take meaninglessness into itself presupposes a relation to the ground of being which we have called “absolute faith.” It is without a special content, yet it is not without content. The content of absolute faith is the “god above God.” Absolute faith and its consequence, the courage that takes the radical doubt, the doubt about God, into itself,...
“This new style, it consists of two ways. Two sides. one line is my sins and another line is forgiveness for the sins. Mostly the music has two voices, one is more complicated and subjective. But another is very simple, clear, and objective.” Arvo Pärt
“Historians and philologists, by virtue of a prejudice which modern rationalism adopted from Platonism, imagine that mythos was destroyed by logos. But nothing religious is ever destroyed by logic; it is destroyed only by the God’s withdrawal.” Martin Heidegger. Was Heisst Denken? (What is Called Thinking?) 1951.