"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules"I could have given my own sect the preference and made everybody a Presby- terian without any trouble, but that would have been to affront a law of human nature: spiritual wants and instincts are as various in the human family as are physical appetites, complexions, and features, and a man is only at his best, morally, when he is equipped with the religious garment whose color and shape and size most nicely themselves to the spirit- ual complexion, angularities, and stature of the indi- vidual who wears it; and, besides, I was afraid of a united Church; it makes a mighty power, the mightiest conceivable, and then when it by and by gets into selfish hands, as it is always bound to do, it means death to human liberty and paralysis to human thought.
He will most often succeed in accommodating his sentiments to those of his conjoint.
their manners and their morals to the community in which they live; and if they can occasionally obtain a degree of reverence for their supposed spiritual gifts, are, on most occasions, loaded with unmerciful ridicule, as possessing a character inconsistent with all around them.
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Turn me into an imposter, make me more accommodating too Make me more accommodating too [Verse 1] Laying always on the couches, never cleaning up the dishes Can't appease your simple wishes, take your medicine from your dentist You never seem to be pissed off much, everything seems well enough so Broke your favorite coffee cup, said to me "It's only stuff." Said to me "It's only stuff." [Hook] [Verse 2] Or maybe I could cook you dinner, stuff you sausage Make you candles, clean your office Paint your bedroom disco blue Accommodating just like you Teach you how to fly a airplane Build a hot rod catch a mermaid Rearrange your room alone Teach you how to make cologne Instruct you how to play a bagpipe Lose some weight and learn to eat right Wiretap a telephone, extract your own pheromones Extract your own pheromones [Outro] All you do is accommodate: "What do you like to do?
If you're someone who occasionally finds it hard to do the latter, well, join the club. At work, our responsibilities are ever-expanding (thanks, never-ending recession), and at home, we feel pressed to help stretched-thin friends and family.