We should maintain that if an interpretation of any word in any religion leads to disharmony and does not positively further the welfare of the many, then such an interpretation is to be regarded as wrong; that is, against the will of God, or as the working of Satan or Mara.
Buddhadasa Bikkhu, a Thai Buddhist Monk
Friday, March 16, 2012
It's a word to the wise for all of us who use the Web to communicate and rely on it as a source of information. It really is like a knife. It is useful and not safe all at the same time. The thing is that often enough it is more like a dull knife than a sharp one—more likely to cause cuts and to leave jagged wounds.