5. A Burden
-From A Theological Treatise byCzeslaw Milosz
Mickiewicz - why dabble with him if he has been sufficiently accommodated to every day use.
Changed into a can of preserves which shows, when opened, a flickering film about old Poland.
And Roman Catholicism, is it not better to leave it alone?
So that the custom of sprinkling Holy Water is preserved, and the observation of holidays, and carrying the dead to venerable cemeteries.
Of course, there are people who would treat it seriously, i.e, politically.
I have never associated myself with those enemies of the Enlightenment who hear the devil speaking in the language of liberalism and tolerance for all dissenters.