“National Human Day” / Memorable Fancies #1611

[β€œAll human beings should have a medal.” – Stevie Smith] Congress voted to establish a new holiday, called National Human Day. On this day, everyone gets a medal just for showing up. Better or worse are forgotten on this day, success or failure. Drunkards are drunk to only with their eyes, and all sins are forgiven. On the day after National Human Day, of course, we take vengeance for the honors we so rashly bestowed the day before on all those unworthy, ordinary people, people not like … [Read more...]