Why ought we be moral?

Hi Josh!  Thanks for your latest post .  Again – I appreciate the time and effort that you put into these communications.  It’s always important to engage in meaningful and well-intended debate as part of a civil society. In your post, you noted that I tend toward prolixity.  Sorry about that – it’s just part of […]

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Failing the smell test

You know – the smell test. Crack the lid a little and take a sniff and see if that jug smells “off”. It’s usually quickly apparent that your nose can tell you things that your eyes and ears can’t.

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Awakenings – 5

I will never forget it.

It was late one night and I had been reading Anthem by Ayn Rand. I read the last paragraph, leaned back in my chair, breathed a sigh of relief, and gave it up.

I gave up my faith in any supernatural being, power, or existence.

I surrendered to reality.

And like a dream that passes as you wake, my faith evaporated and I was free.

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