The broken monuments of my great desires,
But the perfect is the enemy of the good.
Fraser P. Seitel
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When death strips us of our roles, we’re all equals in the grave.
The world does not exist twice.
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The mystery seems only compounded by the complete absence of any commentaries on the Qur’an prior to the ninth Christian century, and by the fact that even then different communities of the faithful preserved different versions of the holy text.a Perhaps it is hardly surprising, then, that many a scholar today, confronted by the dogma which teaches that the Qur’an derives unaltered and immaculate from the lifetime of Muhammad, should be tempted to raise an eyebrow, at the very least.
In the Shadow of the Sword: The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire
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Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams. 23For rebellion is like the sin of divination, and arrogance like the evil of idolatry.
Ornate capital T he long obscurity of the Dark Ages lifted over Italy,
nature, artificer of the world, bring forth Aboundingly all things for all.
Diffuse, disguise, confuse, obfuscate, deny.
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