Tag Archives: false gods

The banality of possession

We are not possessed by evil spirits. We are possessed by our possessions. The more we have, the more we think about what we have. Note Jesus’ attempted exorcism of the rich young ruler, whom he loved. It didn’t work.

The vagaries of death

A defence budget measures our devotion to the notion that the solution to violence is more violence. Giving us: “Death by government.” Now, a new and related term: “Death by climate change.”