The experiments to make it [religion] wither seem to have failed. The last great one was in the Soviet Union and in Eastern Europe where the effort was orchestrated by the state. It didn’t seem to work. Religion represents a fundamental human appetite.
From Aurora Online With Leonard Cohen by Marco Adria (Aurora: July, 1990). Photo by Guido Harari.
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 March 25, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.