The Tedious Perfection of St. Tim and St. David
Posted by Paul Gardner on Sep. 8, 1:00 a.m.
Saints, said George Orwell, should always be judged guilty until they can prove their innocence. He got that exactly right. Perfection, you may have noticed -- whatever people may say about it -- is rarely admired. "No one can be that good," is the usual response, one tinged with suspicion and jealousy for sure, but also a healthy response because ...