Started by James_Nostack, September 04, 2011, 11:57:23 AM
QuoteSorcerers are very much like our own elites, except they're fully conscious that they can flout reality as they please, and they personally, must do dreadful, harrowing things for the power they command.
QuoteTo the anti-priests of the cult, we weren't created by any gods in the service of a divine purpose. We crawled into the sunlight after countless eons of muck for no discernible reason. If you're puzzled and confused by the world you live in, that's perfectly understandable: it's not supposed to make sense. We're just globs of muck, doing what globs of muck do: eat, shit, puke, ejaculate, and die. There's no relief from that: it's the bedrock of our existence. And if the social institutions of the surface world appear corrupt, hypocritical, and historically contingent–almost as if there was no divine plan at all–well, that shouldn't come as a surprise . If you're expecing our society to be pure and wholesome, you're misunderstanding who and what we are. There's no destiny. There's just the continuous consumption of rotting flesh to shit out nightsoil to keep the thing going.Amid all that mindless biological twitching, there's a lesson to be learned. Don't let people tell you to do stuff on the basis of some goofball ideology. Here and now is what matters. Being left alone, and leaving others alone even if it means they'll drink their own piss, is a cardinal virtue: you don't have authority to tell others what to do. And that applies to yourself too. You have to reconcile yourself to the fact that your life and its attendant suffering is pointless. Don't have hopes, or daydreams, or wishes for anything other. Just this: over and over, just this.