Saturday, April 02, 2005

'Do Not Be Afraid'

Pope John Paul II is dead. Among so many other things, least of all the Pope, he was a poet. A playwright. A scientist friend of his once said that mathematics, the language of science, was the language of the universe. Of God. The Pope said the most direct language to God was poetry. Drama. Myth. A lot of people talk about how conservative he was. He was a revolutionary.

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