I incline to Cain’s heresy

From Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde:

“I incline to Cain’s heresy,” he used to say quaintly: “I let my brother go to the devil in his own way.”

I’ve several times used this line – ‘Cain’s heresy’ – at work when people ask about the progression of someone else’s project or their absence in a meeting.  Like most of my answers it kills further questioning.

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