I have a great suspicion of positions taken, particularly in the matter of religious belief. Anyone who has seriously examined themselves knows that sometimes they believe in God and sometimes they don’t. And sometimes they can express themselves from a position of disbelief and sometimes they can’t. The mind is continually dealing with yes and no. I believe, I don’t believe…
Cohen at 50: On His Songs, His Women And Children by Chris Cobb (Ottawa Citizen: April 21, 1984)
Also See: “In this quest to seek and find God in all things, there is still an area of uncertainty. There must be. If a person says that he met God with total certainty and is not touched by a margin of uncertainty, then this is not good.” Pope Francis
I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted Feb 12, 2011 at DrHGuy.com.