There is far more at stake here than religion. If you had any idea what this Scripture meant—’I prefer a flexible heart to an inflexible ritual’—you wouldn’t be nitpicking like this.
Only one interesting thing to report on the ride from Sunday. Entering Ashby, MA, I encountered a large, handmade sign (very neatly done) that said:POOP
I spent the next several miles trying unsuccessfully to imagine what an event called poopapalooza might entail. Well, I actually imagined plenty of strange, often unappealing possibilities, but nothing likely.