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Put Them To The Test

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Submitted by linda (United States), May 23, 2007 at 23:20

As a teenager, my Catholic mother gave me some Gibran writings, saying she thought I'd like him. I went on to read probably everything of his published in English. Although this school would indeed set a very dangerous precedent, it would be interesting to conduct an experiment. Let's see if they hold true to Gibran's spirituality.

From: http://www.kahlil.org/spirituality.html:

When asked about religion, he said, "Religion? What is it? I know of only life. The church is within you. I lay down no rules of conduct. Do whatsoever you will, so long as you do it beautifully."

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