Antonin Scalia: “Most of mankind has believed in the Devil, for all of history.”

Dover Beach

Antonin Scalia

Isn’t it terribly frightening to believe in the Devil?
“You’re looking at me as though I’m weird. My God! Are you so out of touch with most of America, most of which believes in the Devil? I mean, Jesus Christ believed in the Devil! It’s in the Gospels! You travel in circles that are so, so removed from mainstream America that you are appalled that anybody would believe in the Devil! Most of mankind has believed in the Devil, for all of history. Many more intelligent people than you or me have believed in the Devil.”

– Justice Antonin Scalia, in an interview with New York Magazine

Read the whole interview here.

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