The Straight Dope: Solo (1/21/18)

January 23, 2018

If someone were to sit you down and ask what makes you a good person, what would you say? You’d list things like charity, kindness, and the fact that you’ve never stolen anything or murdered anyone. You’re right, those make you a good person. But if the stakes were raised and you had to name the things that make you a righteous person, what now? Maybe you would list the same things as before, but know this: you can’t make you righteous. You need someone else.