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|Height: not enough||Weight: too many lbs.||Alumni Status: 1998|
|Location: Ann Arbor, MI||Favorite Baseball Team: You're dead to me, MLB.|
|Natural Enemies: Wolverines|
|Favorite Beverage and Consumption Freq:||$2 mint chocolate chip milkshake at the late, lamented Oak Room, sadly lost forever in the SDH renovations. Don't know if it was worth $2. But it was a pretty f'in good shake.|
|Political Philosophy:||"If we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill one another? ...Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching the people to love, but to use any violence to get what they want." - Mother Theresa|
|Religious Philosophy:||Q: So you are a Catholic?
Q: What kind of Catholic are you?
Q: Are you a dogmatic Catholic or an open-minded Catholic?
A: I don’t know what that means . . . . Do you mean do I believe the dogma that the Catholic Church proposes for belief?
Q: How is such a belief possible in this day and age?
A: What else is there?
Q: What do you mean, what else is there? There is humanism, atheism, agnosticism, Marxism, behaviorism, materialism, Buddhism, Muhammadanism, Sufism, astrology, occultism, theosophy.
A: That’s what I mean.
Q: I don’t understand. Would you exclude, for example, scientific humanism as a rational and honorable alternative?
A: It’s not good enough.
Q: Why not?
A: This life is too much trouble, far too strange, to arrive at the end of it and then to be asked what you make of it and have to answer “Scientific humanism.” That won’t do. A poor show. Life is a mystery, love is a delight. Therefore I take it as axiomatic that one should settle for nothing less than the infinite mystery and the infinite delight, i.e., God. In fact I demand it. I refuse to settle for anything less. I don’t see why anyone should settle for less than Jacob, who actually grabbed aholt of God and would not let go until God identified himself and blessed him.
- Walker Percy
|Favorite Quote from an ND Coach:||"This too shall pass."
- Lou Holtz after the 1988 Cotton Bowl
|Miscellaneous Data:||"That was the most important room in the University"
- Hugh M. Garvey '39