Lt. Smash makes an excellent point in his article entitled Stupid and Desperate. I feel better having read it. It's good to get different perspective on things, and the Internet is a wonderful place to do that.
After you finish reading Lt. Smash, go get a cup of coffee and come back.
Ready? OK, go here and read Bill Whittle's article on Magic.
"Anyway, some time in the late 1960’s Sauron gets the Ring and along comes the Hippie movement. Their entire philosophy was summed up succinctly in a slogan from the times: if it feels good, do it.
This sounds simplistic and childlike. In fact, it is: but it is also extremely subtle and pervasive, and as a personal philosophy it has enormous seductive power. It frees you from the constraints of discipline, study, responsibility and ethics, not to mention relieving you of the burden of making choices based on evidence, reason, logic or fact. "
"People believe that adapting the Kyoto treaty will save the earth. If you only do one thing today that will raise your self-esteem and promote diversity, then saving the planet and all of its species cannot be oversold."
There's more, much more. Read it and think!
Lots of good stuff out there today! Read this article in the Mudville Gazette, and go do something right, even it seems tiny and unconsequential.
Good night and God bless.