Read Professor Sarah Churchwell on rereading The Sound and the Fury at: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2012/jul/20/sound-fury-william-faulkner-rereading
Bridget: ‘You’re an archetypal Holy Fool, you you’re touched—’
Holy fools, blessed fools (connoting both feeblemindedness and innocence in the eyes of God). ‘The Holy is too great and too terrible when encountered directly for men of normal sanity to be able to contemplate it comfortably. Only those who cannot care for the consequences run the risk of the direct confrontation of the Holy.’ Jaroslav Pelikan
From Verick, Margaret, Australians With Disability: Changing Attitudes to their Rights, Abilities and Lifestyle, 2015. Read more at http://focusact.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Attitudes-to-Disability-MVerick- 2015.pdf
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