Archives for May 15, 2008

In praise of Hobbes

I love the language and thought in Leviathan: Feare of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined from tales publicly allowed, RELIGION; not allowed, SUPERSTITION. And when the power imagined is truly such as we imagine, TRUE RELIGION. Concision achieved by cogitation; so different to the ill-thought out ramblings on blogs.

Grauniad again, of course: