Date: Jan 7, 2013 3:32 AM
Author: kirby urner
Subject: Re: The Great Purge of Literature

> We help our students develop taste, understanding people are born with
> tastes. This isn't a Tabla Rasa philosophy, on my end. If reincarnation
> weren't true it might be necessary to invent it, to paraphrase Pascal,
> given how precocious little kids are sometime, little wise guys, almost
> literally.[2]


My bad. It was Voltaire, not Pascal, who said:

"*Si Dieu n'existait pas, il faudrait l'inventer*"