Question

[When Synesius asks her to convert to Christianity]
Hypatia: Synesius, you don't question what you believe, or cannot. I must.

Agora

Comments

Komal said…
You can question what you believe and be a Christian.

Synesius should have responded that skepticism ultimately gets a person nowhere. But presumably he was not clever enough to formulate such a reply :P.
Awais Aftab said…
@ Komal

That wasn't the sort of Christianity Synesius would have had in mind ;)
Alec Lindsay said…
Without doubt you cannot have belief.
Helio said…
@Komal:
"skepticism ultimately gets a person nowhere". that might be true, but it certainly makes it clear which places you do not want to be
Dur-e-Aziz Amna said…
@ Helio:
That should be engraved and placed somewhere nice. :)