Have you ever read the Bible?
The older one, not the new one (that one’s soft as shit). Got Damn!
God be killing people left right and centre and justifying it behind words of benevolence and doing it for the greater good etc. Pretty sure if a regular human does that they’d be considered psychotic, talk about divine privilege.
Just think of the response you get from asking where such a right came from. Could you imagine that conversation?
You – “Uhh, God. So, death, plague, famine, war & pestilence. Any reason for those?”
God – “Because I deem them necessary”
You – “Yea, cool, but is there really any need? Aren’t you meant to be about forgiveness and all that jazz?”
God – “My child it will all become clear when you bask in the light of heaven and reenter the Garden of Eden.”
You – “Since you mentioned it, about the whole being cast out of paradise for becoming aware thing, bit harsh wasn’t it?”
God – “It was for the greater good.”
You – “I can see we’re not going to get anywhere here are we.”
Or some iteration that might be similar, or you’d just be purged fro existence at the snap of its fingers, who knows.
Anyway, back to the good book. It’s pretty violent, we’re talking game of thrones times ten violent, for all the peace, love and goodness religion speaks of, almost off of their texts have a lot of ‘sacrifice’ in them.
Being of an ilk which might be knows as ‘heretic’ the search for knowledge and a simple understanding of truth often causes issues in this area because with enough reasons anything can be justified according to some and that is quite frightening.
It makes you wonder, if science hadn’t developed the way it had, what kind of world would a ‘religion only’ fuelled people have created?
A paradise or dystopia?
Much to ponder.
None is more blind or foolish than one who believes their own arrogance.
Mother & child
The bond was once so close
You’d see doting mothers lovingly look a the baby cradled in their arms
Well, you did once upon a time
Today I saw several with a very different view
Each one paying more attention to their phone
To their social media
Some even used the baby as a method to hit the jackpot of likes
We all know they’re good for at least a 300 hundred per photo for the first year
200 the next
Once it’s below 50 however, well, it’s time for another pregnancy
Time to rake in those likes once again
Oh the kid?
Who knows what happened to the first one
it’s all about the new one now in the realm of our virtual worlds
Have you ever completely given your entire being to someone else?
Loved them more than you could ever love yourself?
It almost destroyed me, yet there is no regret, only that slight sadness in reminiscent memories with the knowledge that now such a thing has been tasted nothing else compares.
The feeling, it was truly something to bask in, to let consume you and relinquish your very soul as the fair for such an experience.
If you’re someone like me then you’ll not easily open to others.
While it for the most part may seem like a lonely place to be you are content with it because of the safety it provides. After a time you’re often presented with a choice to let someone in and you hesitate. Do you know why? I do.
You hesitate because while it may be everything on paper, there is just something missing. Not the essence gained from time, it’s something different, impalpable, incorporeal, ethereal even. What ever it is you know it because you give everything you have to it.
Now this isn’t like the good old first love, lust or any other axiom that people will claim and those that do haven’t crossed that threshold yet, simply as once you do there is never any way you can come back from it.
Ever wonder what people mean what they say “Those who know”, well that’s what they mean, in what ever the context of it’s use. You can’t explain to those who don’t know, nor can you converse with those that do, all there is to behold is that sense that ‘they get it’.
This is of course both relieving and simultaneously frustrating.
The next time you wake up at 2AM, if you know, this will all make sense.
Your biggest mistake is believing I care what you think of me, what is the opinion of the lost to someone who has already survived the void.
The world, or at least a small part was frozen over, covered in the purest untouched snow you’d ever seen.
The rivers were frozen and the streets were clear.
Then, from out of nowhere, you appeared.
After being missing from thoughts, memories and dreams, for what reason did you decide to find your way in to mine now.
You even told the truth for once, perhaps puled by my subconscious, an apparition with a face that knew what ever was said would stick, so much so that the dreams image is a vivid now as when I was in it.
“You’re still dwelling on this? I’ve moved on, you should too.”
Very true words, yet I already thought that was the case, although it would explain those subtle little nuances without leaving me anywhere to hide, especially when faced with a simple truth.
I told myself I was over it, I suppose that was just a lie that I hoped that if repeated enough it would become reality, guess not.
Maybe that was it, my minds way of finally putting the last nail in the coffin.
It’s fair to say there is no feeling left, not a hint of tiny tingle like there was. 5 years on and maybe this time it’s really over.
We are strange creatures aren’t we.