Troy Jollimore

Troy Jollimore is a poet, literary critic and professor of philosophy at California State University, Chico. His latest book is On Loyalty (2012).

Written by Troy Jollimore

Passengers from ditched US Airways flight 1549 await rescue in a frigid Hudson River. The pilot, Chesley Sullenberger said later ‘One way of looking at this might be that for 42 years, I’ve been making small, regular deposits in this bank of experience, education and training. And on January 15 the balance was sufficient so that I could make a very large withdrawal.’ Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters

Godless yet good

There’s something in religious tradition that helps people be ethical. But it isn’t actually their belief in God

Troy Jollimore