Kurt Vonnegut https://www.shawnconn.com/authors/kurt-vonnegut en Economic Progress https://www.shawnconn.com/quotes/economic-progress <article role="article" class="quote teaser clearfix"><h2> <a href="https://www.shawnconn.com/quotes/economic-progress" rel="bookmark"><span>Economic Progress</span> </a> </h2> <div class="content"> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="https://www.shawnconn.com/quotes/economic-progress" rel="tag" title="Economic Progress" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Economic Progress</span></a></li></ul><div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>"That's pretty strong. I will say you've shown up what thin stuff clergymen were peddling, most of them. When I had a congregation before the war, I used to tell them that the life of their spirit in relation to God was the biggest thing in their lives, and that their part in the economy was nothing by comparison. Now, you people have engineered them out of their part in the economy, in the market place, and they're finding out - most of them - that what's left is just about zero. A good bit short of enough, anyway. My glass is empty."</p></div> </div> </article> Tue, 24 May 2016 18:37:18 +0000 Shawn Conn 113 at https://www.shawnconn.com