And the constitution specifically says no government sanction of religion.I wrote that on some message somewhere, but found it very entertaining for the reason that sanction is a contranym, and has two different and opposite meanings to both allow and prevent. In this particular case, both meanings apply. That's just cool.
Zoë: You sanguine about the kinda reception we're apt to receive on an Alliance ship, Captain?
Mal: Absolutely. What's "sanguine" mean?
Zoë: Sanguine. Hopeful. Plus, point of interest, it also means "bloody".
Mal: Well, that pretty much covers all the options, don't it?