HE NEVER ENTIRELY LOST HIS FAITH IN HUMAN NATURE
good-hearted about Vonnegut. For all his gloom and cantankerousness, he never entirely lost his faith in human nature.
A pregnant woman once wrote asking him if it was wrong to bring a child into such a flawed world. Vonnegut wrote back, telling her that ‘‘ what made being alive almost worthwhile for me was all the saints I met almost anywhere — people who were behaving decently in an indecent society’’.
Kurt Vonnegut was dogged by
self-doubt and depression