Tag Archives: Beyond Morality

Beyond Christianity, Part 3

I recently asked a group of writers how I could write a convincing homophobic character who is himself a closeted gay. Since I’m a novelist asking this question to a group advertising itself as a resource for writers, it seemed to me a pretty reasonable question. I didn’t get anything useful for character development, but I […]

Power and Persuation

Query: Of what importance is goodness in the weak? The righteously ineffectual fall like all the rest. in reply “Hence it comes about that all armed Prophets have been victorious, and all unarmed Prophets have been destroyed.” – Nicollo Machiavelli Query: The most useless of our philosophers are fond of saying ‘great men are almost […]