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"The New God" / Memorable Fancies #1654

A new god has appeared to us. Yes, the usual smoke and fire, loud booming sounds from the heavens. The fire grows brighter, the smoke blacker. 53 more words

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"Pulling Our Strings" / Memorable Fancies #1566

[“We represent on earth as we are in heaven” – W.S. Merwin]

We are the self-marionettes, the self-puppets. No one else can pull our strings – we do this just as dreadfully, ourselves, as the heavenly puppet-master would. 7 more words

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"The Second God" / Memorable Fancies #1508

[“…the land not worthy of a second God…” – Thomas Bernhard]

I guess we got off easy – here, there’s only one.

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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. 46 more words

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"The God Arrives" / Memorable Fancies #1468

There were so many violent rumblings in the earth, so many prophecies, so many voices shouting exultantly in the sky, that we were sure the great and awesome god had finally come at last. 54 more words

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