R. Scott Bakker

“There’s faith that knows itself as faith, Proyas, and there’s faith that confuses itself for knowledge. The first embraces uncertainty, acknowledges the mysteriousness of the God. It begets compassion and tolerance. Who can entirely condemn when they’re not entirely certain they’re in the right? But the second, Proyas, the second embraces certainty and only pays lip service to the God’s mystery. It begets intolerance, hatred, violence.”

R. Scott Bakker, The Darkness That Comes Before
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The Darkness That Comes Before (The Prince of Nothing, #1) The Darkness That Comes Before by R. Scott Bakker
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