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January 20, 2010


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Love, right back at you Jennifer. Your writing is generous. We are grateful.

>>> But what we sometimes miss is that an atheist can, in fact, have a positive relationship with the irrational, can notice that existence is too weird to fit in any purely rational box.

It's good to hear someone finally articulate this.

I don't know why - and I wonder why - but I do want to tell you how much I love reading what you say - everything I've read is so sane, smart and - I don't know: big, maybe -and important, comforting, reassuring, sympathetic. Thanks so much. Keep on keepin' on, Jennifer. Love, Angela

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