library/highlights/

selected cuts & bits

the truth is, the sentence saved my life. I’d be dead. Literally dead.” “Why would you be dead?” she asked. “If I wasn’t in that monk’s cell all those years, I would have been on that same path, and it led to one place. I’d have been killed or”—he paused and rubbed his eyes—“or have killed someone. I couldn’t have kept going if I did that.

The Buddhist on Death Row

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *