No blazoned banner we unfold—What better legacy could we carry forward, from ancient skeptics and enlightenment humanists, through us, and on to our children: the golden heresy of truth.
One charge alone we give to youth,
Against the sceptred myth to hold
The golden heresy of truth.
Tuesday, 3 February 2009
From a poem by George Russell that I encountered as a hymn at the local Unitarian church, I offer this delicious and profound verse: