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The Dead Soul of Stephen Paddock – LewRockwell

Posted by Martin C. Fox on October 7, 2017

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2017/10/patrick-j-buchanan/the-dead-soul-of-stephen-paddock/
 In Shakespeare, Hamlet declares, “Conscience doth make cowards of us all.” And so, fearing damnation, Hamlet recoils from ending his life or exacting revenge on the king he believes seduced his mother into complicity in the murder of his father.

In Stephen Paddock, the conscience was dead. He was a dead soul, a moral nihilist, a post-Christian man in a post-Christian age, a monster.

Yet, we are going to see more such men, for we no longer have a convincing answer to that oldest of questions, “Why not?”

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