“Where Are the Bodies?” / Memorable Fancies #1149

[“I have put out of my mind what we did with all the bodies.” – Lucy Corin]              I’m afraid to remember where the bodies are, where we hurriedly put them after our party that, unfortunately, did not end with warm expressions of friendship, but only farewell; afraid that if I do, I might find the bodies nearby ... near me ... very near ... <END> Buy it on Amazon: At All Adventure, a Maltheist gospel. … [Read more...]

“Ritual of Freedom” / Memorable Fancies #1142

   At long last the colonizers are gone, those cruel and violent people who called us “primitive,” “uncivilized.” Our valiant insurgents drove them out, or perhaps our diseases did; no matter.           Now we have picked one of our own to revive the long-suppressed ritual. The joyous virgin mounts the pyramid’s steps. I wait, knife in hand. <END> Buy it on Amazon: At All Adventure, a Maltheist gospel. … [Read more...]

“The Name” / Memorable Fancies #1128

[“Perhaps the sacred name had been misspelled / or in its uttering been jumbled or weak.” – Jorge Luis Borges]      So let’s try it again, shall we? Sooner or later our pleas will arouse the god. In the meanwhile we, his humble ministers, need to live, and your donations ... <END> Buy it on Amazon: At All Adventure, a Maltheist gospel. … [Read more...]

“Belief” / Memorable Fancies #1121

[“Which gods may we believe in, and which not?” – György Lukács]      “Never mind,” said God; “belief is the booby prize. I want OBEY.” <END> Buy it on Amazon: At All Adventure, a Maltheist gospel. … [Read more...]

“The God Ponders” / Memorable Fancies #1115

     The god is thinking about how ungrateful the people He created are, how obsessed with their own desires instead of His. Perhaps they need a lesson. How about SMITE? Yes, a few SMITEs might solve His problem with these people.      And if it doesn’t? If they remain stiff-necked and obstinate? Well, there is always DESTROY. <END> Buy it on Amazon: At All Adventure, a Maltheist gospel. … [Read more...]

“Weight” / Memorable Fancies #1108

[“Without God the world has become lighter and man heavier.” - Octavio Paz]      Now, there’s no one Up There to blame. Can we get Him back, please? <END> Buy it on Amazon: At All Adventure, a Maltheist gospel. … [Read more...]

“Waiting” / Memorable Fancies #843

[“A god is always threatening on the horizon.” – E.M. Cioran]        A halo appears above my head; the god has struck once again, claiming yet another. But this time He picked the wrong man; He chose someone who could fight back.        Calmly, I pretend to be saved while waiting my chance. <END> THE PITCH If you liked this post, please tell your friends and share a comment here or on Facebook or other social websites. For an author profile, list of publications, and … [Read more...]

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