Religion should not be giving
you explanations or quick answers, which is what we kind of expect—we type
something into Google and up comes the answer. Instead, religion should help you
to live with questions for which there are no answers, like cruelty and pain and
suffering and death, capitalism and injustice. It should teach us to live with
these questions so that whatever horror or sorrow or dukkha is going on out
there, you can live with it creatively, not turn your back to it.