Voices from Russia

Sunday, 16 August 2015

16 August 2015. A Thought from Baruch Spinoza

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Can these dry bones live? They certainly can… but there’s little that grounded people can do beyond keeping the door open. If the konvertsy wish to abandon their foolishness and their sojourning in an alien land, to stop their dalliances with strange notional ideologies… only they can do so… we can do nothing beyond keeping the fire lit in the Last Homely Home and keeping their place at table ready. It requires an act of WILL. Shall they do so? I haven’t the foggiest notion… however, if they do come home, do avoid four words:

I TOLD YOU SO.

The loss of their cherished idols, the refutation of their discredited “truth”, the unmasking of their political notions for what they truly are, and the treachery of their false “friends” will be painful enough… do remember the Parable of the Prodigal… Our Lord Christ did relate it for a reason…

BMD

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