Vonnegut Reader: God Bless You, Kurt Vonnegut *11/11/22 – 04/11/2007*

Dear Kurt (if I may):

The Arc of the Moral Universe may bend toward justice, but it seems at this point on Planet Earth and specifically the good ol’ U.S. of A. that is mostly hokum—though I take some solace that you have been spared in your corporeal state from the darkest joke of all: The U.S. has literally elected your most iconic artwork:

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Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut

Below, in your honor, as a small token to your years of service calling on humanity to dig deep and fulfill your fictional imploring: “‘God damn it, you’ve got to be kind,’” I offer this Vonnegut Reader on the day in which, if God had been Willing, you would be 94:

Knowing What’s Nice, Kurt Vonnegut 24 September 2003

So, Kurt, should we even bother to Hope?

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Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut

Nonetheless, God bless you, Kurt Vonnegut.

As I must imagine you Out There Somewhere, know a few of us our trying, although you are likely:

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Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut

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