Teenagers have no monopoly on [adolescent behavior], except insofar as we are in fact a teenage society — a society that likes to play "chicken" not with fast cars, but with ballistic missiles.

Thomas Merton

About Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton (January 31, 1915 – December 10, 1968) was an American Trappist monk, writer, theologian, mystic, poet, social activist and scholar of comparative religion. On May 26, 1949, he was ordained to the Catholic priesthood and given the name "Father Louis". He was a member of the Abbey of...

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