Hugh Howey

Bestselling author of Wool and other books. Currently sailing around the world.

Morality: objective or subjective?

This is a question that Molly wrestled with throughout her upcoming life. It’s fascinating to me that she toyed with the idea of an objective moral truth at such a young age, before her travels and adventures. What’s really interesting, however, is the way she cycled through various stances. She didn’t settle on one truth and watch it harden though experience. Instead, going by her journal entries and observations from others, it seems as if she possessed a naive view of morality early on, had it shaken by experience, only…