Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.
If you want to be creative, stay in part a child, with the creativity and invention that characterizes children before they are deformed by adult society.
As an atheist you have to rationalize things… Then you have to try and make some sort of sense out of your problems. And if you try and find you can’t, you have no choice but to be good and scared — but that’s okay
with the black marble which gives the fireplace the air of a miniature family vault, to suggest early Victorian commercial respectability, belief in money, Bible fetichism, fear of hell always at war with fear of poverty, instinctive horror of the pass