Five Briefs / Memorable Fancies #818

The loudspeaker and the loud speaker – they use the same words – but from one of them the meaning itself sounds … what? more insistent, more invasive?

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Thy will be done – thy will! The nodding, cunning gods, we thought they wanted prayer from us, contrition, maybe even Love – but no, that was all for show. They wanted our souls — to gorge on.

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[“‘Thinking of him’ is as it were nailing him with my thought.” – Wittgenstein]

Yes, I have him now. Another butterfly for my collection. Much prettier this way, don’t you think?

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The Candor Dictionary contains words such as ‘snot’ and ‘bastard’ and ‘dead’ and ‘slum’ and does not include ‘passed on’ or ‘underprivileged’ or other words beloved of the media.

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All the names are names of God.

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