Sheri S. Tepper Quotes.
Conflict acting on intelligence creates imagination. Faced with conflict, creatures are forced to imagine what will happen, where the next threat will come from. If there has never been conflict, imagination never develops. Wits arise in answer to danger, to pain, to tragedy. No one ever got smarter eating easy apples.
The sooner we can separate salvageable skeptics from self-righteous absolutists, the sooner we can move along.
I will raise up prophets to make conflicting pronouncements that inevitably will be garbled in transcription, resulting in mutually exclusive definitions of orthodoxy from which the open-minded will flee in dismay.
Men like to think well of themselves, and poets help them do it.
To the Chasmites, truth is determined by how well it fits their expectations, and doesn’t that sound familiar? They have consistently refused to have a god contest, and I fear they will have to encounter the godlet rather forcibly before they believe there is anything there at all.