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The Philosophy of No Country for Old Men: Ed Tom Bell

The Death of God and Promise Keeping with Mammon

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Existential First Principles

No Country for Old Men is a novel by Cormac McCarthy about promise keeping after the death of God. All of the main characters grapple with how to keep social contracts in the face of this. The death of God is the loss of…

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Brandon Long

Brandon Long

Writes about science, politics, philosophy, and the spaces that separates us as as species — and occasionally in story form.