I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions.
Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest – the conflict of opinion of religion or of race.
What we need are not prohibitory marriage laws but a reformed society an educated public opinion which will teach individual duty in these matters.
If this is not done future ages will certainly look back upon us as a people so immersed in the pursuit of wealth as to be blind to higher considerations.
In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space eternity life and death.