The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail.
- A. E. Housman
There is such a thing as good. Existence is a positive good. To worship any being that is other than omnibenevolent is idolatry. I cannot abide in the religion of my birth because Hell is unworthy of God. All other religions are grey and tasteless to me, and I see their logical flaws as I cannot see the flaws of the religion of my birth. Nobody wants to change my mind about anything, and I have lost the taste for monologue, so I vaguely think of things to post and then discard them, unwritten.
I still cannot fit Angel into the logical framework of the Buffiverse, as I embark on the perilous and increasingly ludicrous journey of the fourth season. The main thoughts that recur to me are:
* The continuing 'vampires and mobile phones' shtick is highly amusing.
* Angel shoulda been staked a long time ago. Nothing I have seen has swayed me from my initial position that it would have saved everyone a world of pain to dust him when he first appeared.
* Everyone's characterisation continues to swing wildly from pillar to post, to an even greater extent than in Buffy.
* Notwithstanding the above point, Cordy is so much more a hero than Buffy the whiney.
* Dave sure was right about that stubble wrangler.