The Boiling Frog

Our fall from grace has happened so slowly that we must look at it in terms of decades and even centuries. What was outrageous in the ’90s, is commonplace today. And, what we did in the ’90s was only whispered about in the ’70s. Oh, and we never talked about THAT in the ’50s.

This slow creep of all things immoral has been happening so slowly that it’s hard to see it, unless some ‘half-alien’ points it out to us.

I’m that ‘half-alien’.

The problem is that there aren’t enough ‘half-aliens’ out there to make what we say remarkable enough to be believed.

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The Death of Goodness

Our media has been proclaiming the death of this or that for decades. The death of Reason, which came after the death of Unreason. (Reason never had a chance.) Marx proclaimed the Death of Capitalism. Reagan talked about the death of Communism. There was the death of the Republican Party, followed by the death of the Democratic Party – which was never very democratic, if you know what I mean.

Unfortunately, there’s a different death, that I want to talk about.

The Death of Goodness.

And no, I’m not talking about morality. That died a long time ago. No, I’m talking about goodness as something that people want to see themselves as.

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