The governor of California on self-censorship and 24-hour politics and taxes and capitalism and stupidity and more.
There's not a difficulty to having an insider's knowledge and an outsider's mind. The more you understand, the better off you are.
I have a cherry tree right below my deck at home. In the spring, the cherry tree has these beautiful white blossoms. Then cherries appear. Then everything falls off and the limbs have a whitish appearance. It looks like the tree is dead. But I know in a few months the blossoms will come again. And I find it somewhat encouraging that there is renewal amidst all this other stuff we're encountering in the political realm.
It was the mysticism, the otherworldly quality, that drew me toward the priesthood. Contrasting it with other alternatives, that path seemed to go in a more important direction.
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