to sustain him, he is kept under discipline by the walls of his monastery (that is, by the ruts which his experience itself has worn).
THE thought may suggest itself that an attempt to reorganize one's orientations from the past would have an impious aspect. For if our definition of piety first involved us in admitting that the gashouse gang is pious in its ways, we are now conversely pledged to grant the presence of impiety in something as pious as a new religion. The evangelist is asking us to alter our orientations. He would give us new meanings. Seeing his flock piously rise at the rising of one bird, an impious member (a "scientist") might ask: "Is that particular bird over‐ timid? Might he be stupid, frightening you from your hunting grounds at the sight of a man who, as a matter of fact, is a member in good standing of the Audubon Society? Or might this one flighty bird be moved by some perversity of motive not characteristic of your group, some quirk whereby he derives a morbid Napoleonic satisfaction from putting you all into the air, by a few quick flips of