When Loughner himself speaks and we find out his real influences are Spiderman, 'Gnome Chomsky,' Taylor Swift, and Dr. Bronner, then what?
Man cannot become attached to higher aims and submit to a rule if he sees nothing above him to which he belongs. To free him from all social pressure is to abandon him to himself and demoralize him.
What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life by him who interests himself in everything.
I want the presence of God Himself, or I don't want anything at all to do with religion... I want all that God has or I don't want any.
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
A man should live his life a certain way not because of some divine authority, but because of a personal moral obligation to himself and others.