Years from now, people will find our acceptance of the HIV theory of AIDS as silly as we find those who excommunicated Galileo.
To have one's credit cards cancelled is now akin to being excommunicated by the medieval church.unknown
I am a believer and a conformist. Anyone can revolt; it is more difficult silently to obey our own interior promptings, and to spend our lives finding sincere and fitting means of expression for our temperaments and our gifts — if we have any. I do not say "neither God, nor Master," only in the end to substitute myself for the God I have excommunicated..."georges rouault