When thoughts are a part of the universe, we are part of the universe thinking.
Logic is of little use without true premises. If we cannot live with truth are we fit to survive?
Do even gods escape determinism? How can a being choose to exist, unless it already exists?
It may be easy to love an abstraction. People are more difficult.
Some belief-systems take prior morality and claim it for their own. Virtue-thieving?
Faith sees wishes dressed as truths.
I try to have no illusions except the illusion of having no illusions.
Beyond the window
in cold moonlight
stars seem to mingle
among restless branches
of a tree.