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“That was the deal, wasn’t it? We live out our little lives, then we die, but the payoff was supposed to be some glorious meaning, for anyone clever enough to find it, that would light up the sky, perhaps at the moment of death, like the aurora borealis, and redeem all the trivia and suffering. That’s what “meaning” is—a special additive like salt or garlic that could make the most fetid piece of meat seem palatable, even delicious.”

Read an excerpt from Living with a Wild God