Reading Dave Eggers’ “Your Fathers”:Room 54–Morals

Room 54: Morals, Principles, and Pederasts    [see the previous post on Promises]

—This is embarrassing. Do I have to do this again?

—Yes. This is your punishment, pederast. Let’s talk about gray areas.

—I know where this is going, and I don’t want to go there.
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_A Shot of Faith To The Head_: Bad Title, Great Book: Part 3: “Evil and Suffering Show There’s No God”

_A Shot of Faith To The Head_: Bad Title, Great Book: Part 3: “Evil and Suffering Show There’s No God”

Many of the atheists’ grievances are moral ones, founded upon an acute sense of ethical superiority,” says Stokes.  Sometimes it’s not about science at all, or at least not primarily.  Sometimes it’s about the heart.  Atheists have decided that the world is not to their liking, and that it is either God’s fault, or he’s not real to begin with.

[See the last post on whether science proves God doesn’t exist]
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Farewell, Union

Ron Paul’s farewell address to Congress is the best “State of the Union” address I have ever heard from an American politician.  Some of the wisest words come from leaders as they step down from their positions, not as they acquire them.  This is worth hearing every minute of.

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