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An Ape’s Contentment

The following paragraphs contain some of the most poignant and simultaneously soul-sapping words I’ve ever read. I won’t waste time on any commentary except to say that this resonates with me because I know exactly what is meant here from experience. I know the flavor of the banal art produced not by the forgivable immaturity of atheistic communism (which was still full of misplaced purpose and real conviction) but by the comfortable secularism and horizonless, dead-endedness of a human society that only rises to the level of pretend conviction at most, and more often only itching and scratching:

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