The world is damn beautiful! Maybe the cruelest thing that ever happened to earth is the existence of humans.
The world is a very beautiful place (mostly)
There are some places, however, that are very ugly.
As a practical matter, while I occasionally hope for the Karma train to run smack dab into someone, I find it useful to consider God as being at least as good, rational, and understanding as the best person I know.
(If you have grown children, were a good father or mother, have a good relationship with … Read more