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Nat's metaphysics/politics 

With times as rough as they are, I've been trying different mantras/mottos to keep myself moving. Lately the most compelling one I've come up with is "WE ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO EXIST." As an atheist and a scientist, I believe this beautiful, horrible thing we call human life is a cosmic accident. Which means we need to grab onto it and cherish it like crazy, because it will never happen again.

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Nat's metaphysics/politics 

The common attitude is that we're here to stay, that the injustices we create will go away like magic because of "progress" or "a better afterlife." I think that's garbage. You can't trust society to get better on its own, you can't go around acting like all governments and authorities are valid or good enough. If the police kill and terrorize more people than those we call "terrorists", WE need to stop respecting them.

Nat's metaphysics/politics 

We, humans, are the only beings in the universe who can decide what is acceptable. We give OURSELVES permission to exist.

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