Triumph of the Will // The Unabomber

On terrorism, moral relativism, and the absurdity of love.   The fact that I was able to admit to myself that there was no logical justification for morality illustrates a very important trait of mine. . . . I have much less tendency to self-deception than most people.             Theodore J. Kaczynski, Journal A flawed… Continue reading Triumph of the Will // The Unabomber

Welcome to the Freak Show // Flannery O’Connor

On the war for normality.   She could hear the freak saying, “God made me thisaway and I don’t dispute hit,” and the people saying, “Amen. Amen.”             Flannery O’Connor, “A Temple of the Holy Ghost” (1955) They stood gazing at the artificial Negro as if they were faced with some great mystery, some monument… Continue reading Welcome to the Freak Show // Flannery O’Connor