Jason Kuznicki reports on a recent meeting of the Inner Ethical Council in this absolutely brilliant bit of writing at Positive Liberty. I only find it mildly disconcerting that despite the fact that I have long claimed the mantle of cynic, I found myself agreeing mostly with the Epicurean avatar in his imagination. Does that make me an epicurean cynic or a cynical epicurean? Or just confused? Oh, who cares. Eat, drink and be merry….at least until our parasites, slowly crafted by the unconscious designs of natural selection for maximum effectiveness, consume us all.