Monthly Archive: May 2011

May 31

May 31: Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman

And I say to mankind, Be not curious about God, … I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least …

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May 30

May 30: Mikhail Bakunin

Mikhail Bakunin

“People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern: to stupefy themselves, to forget their misery, to imagine themselves, for a few minutes anyway, free and happy.”

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May 29

May 29: The Red Virgin

Louise Michel "Red Virgin"

One of the leaders of the Paris Commune, Michel saw that the Commune severed all state connection to the Catholic Church, nationalized all church property, and secularized the schools.

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