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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceQuotations · 4 weeks ago

What's your interpretation of the meaning of this Aldous Huxley quote?

What's your interpretation of the meaning of this Aldous Huxley quote?

"All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours."

and does it make sense for a devout catholic to share this quote?

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  • JASON
    Lv 6
    3 weeks ago

    I've not heard it before, but I'll have a stab at it. I'd say it means all gods are created in men's minds, and it is us who determine what the laws are that they make us follow. As mere humans, we know we will one day break these self imposed rules, and so be punished or shamed.

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