Question: Is it possible to locate meaningful profession and meaningful religion in the same pursuit?
A few religions that have wafted through my life, some of them better religions than others: Lutheranism, writing, running, music, hiking, yoga, meditation, leaving town.
David Foster Wallace: "Because here's something else that's weird but true: in the day-to day trenches of adult life, there is actually no such thing as atheism. There is no such thing as not worshipping. Everybody worships. The only choice we get is what to worship. And the compelling reason for maybe choosing some sort of god or spiritual-type thing to worship—be it JC or Allah, be it YHWH or the Wiccan Mother Goddess, or the Four Noble Truths, or some inviolable set of ethical principles—is that pretty much anything else you worship will eat you alive."
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January: Wyoming and the Open
February: New Mexico and the Holes
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