Stranger in a Strange Land
Smith knew that shape was never a prime determinant; it was necessary to go beyond shape to essence in order to grok. (15.36)
"The faith in which I was brought up assured me that I was better than other people; I was 'saved,' they were 'damned'—we were in a state of grace and the rest were 'heathens'." (23.5)
"The sooner you act like an angel the quicker you'll feel angelic. Get Happy, junior!" (25.10).