Life's a Bitch: An Atheistic Theology of Grace
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" "Life's a bitch, and then you die." At least, that is the gospel according to Nas. I cannot remember the circumstances which placed that song on a music roster that is generally composed of Elton John and Nine Inch Nails. Whatever the case, I believe Nas has a point. We hope for an awful lot in this world, but the only thing we can anticipate without a shred of doubt is that we will all suffer and eventually burn out. There is tremendous disparity in the state of our individual human experiences, but everybody ends up as about the same rotting mass of flesh... " [EXCERPT]
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