Saturday, March 19, 2011

Daily Dose

From 36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction, by Rebecca Goldstein


"It had been given him to experience the profounder intimations of food since his earliest childhood. At three years of age, he had devised his two fork method, one in each hand, so that he would not have to wait between mouthfuls. Sometimes his mother made a dish -- her Friday-night chicken fricassee with dumplings, her brisket braised with potatoes, her calf liver fried with onions -- that moved him to a hedonic delirium far beyond the carnal."

From Chapter XXI, The Argument from the Remains

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