From climate change to the coronavirus, one tendency among writers and commentators is to an urgent, insatiable, almost sexual desire to cast unwarranted terror over other people.
Cruelty and injustice can seem an abstraction, committed against faceless people.
Dr. King was sharply critical of the misuse of science to promote racial discrimination, and he spoke forcefully against the idea that humans are the products of a blind material process.
The harsh fact is that Buckel’s suicide was futile. It won’t make a whit of difference toward improving the environment.