DoctrineThink about that. Really think about it. And then remember that the appeal of fundamentalism has to do with an attachment to certainty -- and that's quite different from the search for truth.
To a visitor who claimed he had no need to search for Truth because he found it in the beliefs of his religion, the Master said:
"There was once a student who never became a mathematician because he blindly believed the answers he found at the back of his math textbook - and, ironically, the answers were correct."
Sunday, July 31, 2005
The search for truth
Here's another story from Anthony de Mello's One Minute Wisdom: