Wow, the whole thing, huh? I’m impressed. That’s over two years of posts. Thanks for the kind words. Cheers!
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that “my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.
Life is not something at which you succeed or fail. Life is life. It just is. Live it as best as you can given its twists and turns, given the cards it has dealt. Make the most of it because it’s only going to happen to you once.
If we are going to be kind, let it be out of simple generosity, not because we fear guilt or retribution.