“Dreaming of a Crime” / Memorable Fancies #219

[Neuroscientists find a way to record dreams as the dreamer experienced them.] Dreams of those accused of crimes are monitored to discover if a confession could be inferred. (“Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, this man’s dreams included memories of events only the perpetrator could know.”) Juries were seldom persuaded, since police and prosecutors would also know these things. Since dreaming of a specific crime did not succeed in convicting people of that crime, dreaming of any crime was … [Read more...]

“Rebuke” / A Memorable Fancy #105

“I thank you, God, that I am not like those others! — you know, the stupid, the lame, the colored, the female, those who smell, those who sin, those who cannot keep a job, those who are short or fat or ugly!” Jesus considered an act of poetic justice. But then more terribly – he did nothing at all. <END> ... Read Terence’s Kuch’s At All Adventure: An Alternative Gospel – for Kindle at Amazon.com. … [Read more...]