July 14, 2002

July 14, 2002 12:32 AM

“Truth is not what you perceive with your senses, but what you feel in your heart.”

“But there is such a thing as objective truth !” I cried. “Or don’t you attach importance to that ?”

He smiled tolerantly. “Not in the way you do, for its own sake. That is statistical truth. We are interested in that, yes, but only as a means of getting to the real truth underneath. For us there is very little visible truth in the world these days.”

– Their Heads Are Green And Their Hands Are Blue. Scenes From The Non-Christian World

by Paul Bowles