Stephen Colbert’s a decent chap who loved his mom.

I had a pretty shit day yesterday.  But I woke up this morning to see Stephen Colbert’s tribute to his mother and I realized that all-in-all I’m doing ok.

Nobody lives forever – not in heaven and, thankfully, not in hell.  But contrary to what Shakespeare said, the good that they do in life is not interred with their bones.  The good we do in life does get to live on, if nowhere else, in the people we touch and help mold.

About JT Eberhard

When not defending the planet from inevitable apocalypse at the rotting hands of the undead, JT is a writer and public speaker about atheism, gay rights, and more. He spent two and a half years with the Secular Student Alliance as their first high school organizer. During that time he built the SSA’s high school program and oversaw the development of groups nationwide. JT is also the co-founder of the popular Skepticon conference and served as the events lead organizer during its first three years.


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