Wednesday, April 12, 2006

William Sloane Coffin 1924-2006

William Sloane Coffin -- soldier, CIA employee, minister, civil rights, peace, gay rights and anti-nuclear activist -- died today at age 81.

"I believe that God calls each of us to be a co-creator to help make the crooked striaght and teh rough places plain."

"In our time all it takes for evil to flourish is for a few good men to be a little wrong and have a great deal of power, and for the vast majority of their fellow citizens to remain indifferent."

“Diversity may be the hardest thing for a society to live with, and perhaps the most dangerous thing for a society to be without.”