Yeah, that’s an amazing & hilarious pun that I make to our robo-vac (who we named Ray Donovan & I don’t remember why), but I wish I felt as lighthearted as that joke might make me seem.
This year has been one giant, ass-ache of a slide into some really nasty realizations about our society.
People have become mired in the muck of political issues, driven apart by pressure not to be wrong and to toe the party line. And I’ve witnessed scores of people I once believed to be kind and otherwise-alright folks turn into ugly, hateful, scornful Death-Eaters.
And, as Rev. Robert Schenck puts it, “what it seems to suggest is that a kind of final conversion has taken place, at least in their thinking, if not in their hearts.. and, if it is in their hearts, then I fear for them in terms of reclaiming their moral integrity, regaining a sense of ethics and what is right and wrong…”
I’ll let him speak for himself: