A Dystheist Creed

"I'd rather be nothing." - Alien 3 A dystheist * belief: There is a God; atheists vainly wish there were not. God is a farmer, and the crop he's raising is souls - human souls being the tastiest, if a bit tart. More souls, more "soul-food" for Him. He sees homosexuality as a threat to the bountifulness of His harvest. But He’s not a conservationist - it's grow as much food as possible, strip the soul/soil, and move on. * aka “maltheist”; not the same as “misotheist.” … [Read more...]

“Your Spiritual Name” / Memorable Fancies #1189

[“Every Christian has two names – one corporeal, the other spiritual.” – Albert Camus]        You seek to discover your spiritual name. The exercise is simple: you ask a friend to look you in the eye and read off all the words in the Dictionary of Adjectives, one at a time. If your eyes widen or their irises pale, you have just been called by your spiritual name: ‘able,’ ‘active,’ ‘adorable,’ ‘adventurous,’ and so on. There are, of course, certain risks... <END> Buy it at … [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...]

“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...]