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"Where Are the Bodies?" / Memorable Fancies #1149

[“I have put out of my mind what we did with all the bodies.” – Lucy Corin]      

       I’m afraid to remember where the bodies are, where we hurriedly put them after our party that, unfortunately, did not end with warm expressions of friendship, but only farewell; afraid that if I do, I might find the bodies nearby … near me … very near … 13 more words

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"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.       39 more words

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"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? 35 more words

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"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.”

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"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. 43 more words

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"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? 13 more words

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Losing my religion

Maltheism (from “mal” meaning bad, or illness) is the idea that god is malicious. A Maltheist, therefore, is someone who believes that a god or gods exist, and that they are evil, malicious, incompetent, or otherwise causing the suffering of humanity. 188 more words