I am proposing that humans get rid of the noise that inundates all reality. Sometimes the one thing that a … Read More “The Great Omniscient, Invisible, Dumb, Deaf Man: A Thought Experiment in Ethics”
The little girl suffering from leukemia dies, being buried on a damp April night under torrential rain. Her parents huddle closely, aching for death to take them too. They mumble prayers to the sound of raindrops bulleting the last of their hopes. Their god leaves them to their sorrows, offering them not so much as an ounce, a flicker, of comfort; a god who only wears black. The parents listen to the monotonous sermon being preached to the monotonous thunderclaps under a banal sky. “What a eulogy!” they think to themselves.