“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...]

“Two Gestures” / Memorable Fancies #822

[“Layers of cold gestures” – Roberto Bolaño] I am in a far and impoverished country, one that does not appreciate our vital military assistance. What do the peoples' gestures mean? This one might be a man throwing a rock; another, a woman setting a fuse... <END> THE SUNDAY PITCH If you liked this post, please tell your friends and share a comment here or in StumbleUpon, Reddit, Facebook, or other social websites. AVAILABLE NOW on Amazon and Other Outlets: “At All Adventure” … [Read more...]

“The National Myth” / Memorable Fancies #816

[“The absence of myth is also a myth.” – Georges Bataille]        Why are there no myths in this country? No tales of dragons and fair maidens, ever-sleeping princesses, or kings longing to return? Everything is factual here; in fact, the people are proud of it, proud of their myth that everything is factual. <END> THE SUNDAY PITCH If you liked this post, please tell your friends and share a comment here or in StumbleUpon, Reddit, Facebook, or other social … [Read more...]

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