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A Nation Divided by Turmoil: Biden's Victory is America's Failure

Another long-winded, incoherent speech fraught with inaccuracies and false accusations.  As the polls have closed and ballots are meticulously being counted across key states, many deign to criminalize Trump for his boisterous proclamations and unorthodox leadership. However, the truth of the matter may be far more sinister than you care to imagine...Biden asserts that he and his party maintain the moral high ground in this tumultuous race for presidency. But do they really? In fact, the vast majority of Southern Democrats vehemently opposed a ban on slavery while the Republican party sought to win their freedom. Indeed, it may appear that times have changed... unless you bother to read the many defamatory statements made throughout Biden's long and storied political career -- statements targeting both women and African Americans. Although to be safe, let's assume his bigotry extended far beyond that which we've covered. So as it now seems more certain than ever that we'

The Great Unknown

Since time immemorial, humans have sought to explain what succeeds death. And while many myths propose eloquent solutions to this problem, the fact remains that we're not any closer to understanding the truth of the matter. 

Christians uphold the belief in a vengeful god who would thoughtlessly cast non-believers into the depths of hell to suffer eternal torment. But even if this is taken as truth, we must then ask ourselves from whence did this god originate? And if no such answer exists, can we not say the same of our own universe? Is time nothing more than an endless cycle? The universe constantly expanding and contracting without reason?

We bury our loved ones and inscribe plaques to commemorate their time on Earth. But beneath these stone tablets lie nothing more than empty shells. While we like to imagine we're more than mere flesh and blood, science has yet to pinpoint anything more...

Life is fraught with intolerable suffering and misery which only grows more constant with the passing of time. Yet somehow, we persevere; it's our lot in life. Still, it's only natural that man should chose to question the necessity and reason behind this. What purpose does it all serve?
Buddhists tackle this question quite differently, and propose that karmic rebirth punishes those who have lived in sin. Through taking on the form of various species, we begin to understand the importance of benevolence and charity. It is only when we've attained Nirvana that manage to free ourselves from the endless cycle of death and rebirth.

But if we ultimately assume that death and decay are all that await us in the afterlife, we should undoubtedly strive to make the most of each fleeting moment of existence. Our bodies are flawed and fallible, yet they also contain an inner strength born of love and compassion. When we recognize this, things no longer seem so bleak and futile. It is our duty to pass this love onto those in need and diminish the suffering in this world. If you can find no greater purpose in life, then let it be this.

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