A Devine Tragedy, Abnegation, Anxiety, Arrogance, automatons, beings, bowels, brothers, Brothers of Personnel, Capitulation, Captain, chariots, Cloistered, Corona, corsairs, Craps, creative man, Creativity, dark of night, Dice, doom, dungeons, Education, equines, Ever Onward, Failure, Frederich Nietzsche, Gluttony, Human bodies, labor, loathing, lust, Machinations, Mail Call, Mankind, measuring devices, Mess hall, Microcomputers, misery, money changers, Money Lenders, Mortared Walls, Nepotism, Originality, Overman, Panoptics, Passion, Perseverance, Personnel, Petier Bruegel the Elder, Pharisees, Phenomena, Poker, Pride, Priest of Personnel, repeated spasms, revelry, searching, Secret Society, seeking, Self Respect, Shylocks, sisters, sloth, smoke, Snake Eyes, spouses, sweat, tax collectors, tears, the body, The Horses, the mind, the seducer, The Seven Somambulists, The State, Time Clocks, Toil, tools, triumph, trumpets, truth, underman, vengeance, vipers, walking wounded, wisdom, Wrath, Zombie
“Believers in patience and wisdom I implore you. Do not exchange gods or leaders as you would exchange a beast of burden. Gods should only be exchanged between lives. Beasts of burden should be exchanged every four seasons. Leaders should never be exchanged. They should be followed. If you can not follow them then abandon them. Forsake them only to themselves.”
Thus Spoke Fred
The last cave of knappers in HandOutDorf
was a cavern with many hidden halls.
One could walk the passageways;
from hall to hall. Each hall
had thinkers, doers,
cipherers and a few
There was one hall that was much larger than the others.
At times all the thinkers would leave
their own halls and meet there.
At other times the cipherers
would gather there.
Yet at other times
the doers would
The leaders would never be able to gather there
because when they gathered
they lost their leadershipness.
They tried several times but
each time they gathered
they became followers.
Leadership had been a fleeting memory.
The puppeteers could pull strings
and action would take place.
The leaders had no strings
to pull, they were not
“Some leaders are replaced every four seasons. Others last as long as eight seasons. None last longer. Why this trading of leaders? Nepotism and such.”
Thus asked and answered Fred
Tomorrow: “On Things that Appear Amiss”