“I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.”
– Bertrand Russell, British philosopher, mathematician, historian and social critic.
“Are you all right?” I asked. “There’s broken glass all over you.”
“I’m alright,” replied Ralph, brushing the glass from his shoulders.
I had run outside when I heard the crash and subsequent scream. My neighbour Ralph was climbing out of his pickup truck. The rear window had been shattered completely. Ralph’s wife was standing nearby – obviously shaken – and scolding him for his foolishness.
On this particular weekend, Ralph had been attempting to remove an overgrown shrub from his front yard. Cutting it down had been the easiest part. Removing t...
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