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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


"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


"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


"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


"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


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