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Ideas create idols; only wonder leads to knowing.

— St. Gregory of Nyssa (via)  <link>

Idolatry is committed, not merely by setting up false gods, but also by setting up false devils; by making men afraid of war or alcohol, or economic law, when they should be afraid of spiritual corruption and cowardice.

— G.K. Chesterton  <link>