To catch up to this discussion quickly, one has to but read this post and the comments.
Then this post, and the comments.
And then this post, and the comments. If you do that, you should be all caught up.
In response to my previous post, “In Defense of Love”, I also received an email on the subject from a friend of mine who wishes to remain anonymous. That email will not be shared in full, but I will quote portions of it here.
As I asked for his permission to share that email, under that condition, and he acquiesced, I will be combining both responses to my “gauntlet” in the response posted here.
Sorry, if this gets a bit confusing, but it is often difficult to catch up to a conversation already in progress, as the Dude once said “Donny, you’re out of your element!”
Once you have caught up, feel free to click/scroll past “the jump” and continue reading…