When people say “I don’t believe in” something, they’re usually confusing a belief and a behavior to which belief isn’t relevant. Belief is without substance, and overestimating the relevance of belief is the quintessential sin of American culture – it too easily presumes to convert people, places, things, and activities into ideology – which is to say ‘into categories for acceptance or approval’.

— Asher's Maxim 392

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Asher Black is a former literary and review editor who writes, thinks, reads, listens, and is interested in the interior darkness of the soul.

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