To know one must understand.
To understand one must recognize.
To recognize one must see.
To see one must know.
—Unknown, seen in Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda
Yet you are willing to assert your own religious convictions and to use them as a touchstone to judge my conduct. So I repeat: who told you? What hill were you standing on when the lightning came down from heaven and illuminated you? Which archangel carried the message?
—Robert Heinlein -- "If This Goes On -"