Not long ago, on a Sunday afternoon drive, the wife and I rounded a bend in the road near the hamlet of Cross Creek, Florida, and abruptly found ourselves staring at the “cracker”-styled farmhouse where the Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel, The Yearling, was written.
A few minutes later, we were viewing the battered upright typewriter the novel had [...]
I am accustomed to being questioned by prospective business clients on all kinds of issues. What I’m not accustomed to is having them ask me, unexpectedly and point-blank, as happened over dinner not long ago, “Do you believe in God?”
But it happened, and I replied immediately, “I don’t believe in your God.”
I think that’s [...]
The late Richard Feynman, the Nobel Prize winning physicist, once confided to the audience of the BBC television program, “Horizon”:
“I can live with doubt and uncertainty and not knowing. I think it’s much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
“I have approximate answers and possible beliefs and different [...]