There was a TV program today on the Biography channel on near-death experiences. I’d read a number of these stories before, but as usual, these were extremely powerful testimonials. The research into and popularization of NDEs in the past 50 or so years are the most significant religious development since the beginning of the Christian faith 2,000 years ago. As someone wrote, any one of these people’s stories fully qualifies to be added to the Bible. If you have not familiarized yourself with some of these accounts, take an hour to do so now. They are as amazing as they are inspiring and instructive.
Capitalism, they say, contains in itself the seeds of its own destruction, because the general prosperity it creates finances the emergence of a leisure class of intellectuals whose main occupation is denouncing capitalism. G.A. Cohen was one such miscreant. For the health of society, he must be bled. And by the end of my eBook, he is an exsanguinated corpse.