But I used to have great confidence in understanding. Now take a phrase like “father forgive them; they know not what they do.” This may be interpreted as a promise that in time we would be delivered from blindness and understand. On the other hand, it may also mean that with time we will understand our own enormities and crimes, and that sounds to me like a threat.
-Saul Bellow, Henderson The Rain King
I don’t know what came first, dear worst-reader. The title of this worst-post or the quote in it. Nomatter. Move on. And…