Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for.
But Piglet is so small that he slips into a pocket, where it is very comfortable to feel him when you are not quite sure whether twice seven is twelve or twenty-two.
The business of philosophy is to teach man to live in uncertainty... not to reassure him, but to upset him.
Nico didn’t like to be touched, but somehow this brief contact with his father felt reassuring – the same way the Chapel of Bones was reassuring. Like death, his father’s presence was cold and often callous, but it was real – brutally honest, inescapably dependable.
If God is for us, who can be against us?