“War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety,…

“There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity.”

(Editor’s Note: Today we are introducing a new monthly column by a writer familiar to Finger Lakes Times readers, Dan Hennessy. His “Well-Rooted Perspective” columns ran on our Friday Religion pages for years. Now he is expanding beyond religion to touch on any number of subjects. His “Timel…

“Do not urge me to leave you or to turn from following you. For wherever you go, I will go, and wherever you live, I will live; your people will be my people, and your God will be my God. Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. May the LORD punish me, and ever so severely, if …