Thursday, March 15, 2007

Note from the announcement on Charles Taylor's winning the 2007 Templeton prize: This has to be the quote of the year:

“The deafness of many philosophers, social scientists and historians to the spiritual dimensions can be remarkable,” Taylor said in remarks prepared for the news conference. “This is the more damaging in that it affects the culture of the media and of educated public opinion in general."

See this news item for more.