keep the faith…

Alexander McCall Smith’s books; I’ve only read 2 from the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series. I’ll look the other ones up. This quote is why I like his books: “If we take a hard-nosed look at the world, we could say, ‘Well, it doesn’t always work, and ultimately people will actually disappoint us,’ ” he said. “But the problem with that is that it isn’t a particularly useful philosophy to get us through life. We can’t necessarily answer the great questions about meaning?Camus talks about this, that you can’t answer the question of what is the meaning of life, but you can find meaning in a limited context, and work toward that.”

He continued, “There is a role for books that say to people that life is potentially amusing and that there are possibilities of goodness and kindness; that kindness needn’t be dull, that it can also be elevating and moving.”

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