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Again I repeat, organized religion is an abomination upon the earth. What if we could prove there were no gods, no gods with opinions on political matters, gods who merely drifted above the clouds without comment, gods who did not divide us. Yes, gods of love without additional rules- love they neighbor unless they have an abortion, love thy neighbor unless they sodomize, love thy fellow man unless they believe in a false god. Which false god has the most inspired alternative facts? Which false bible of bullshit offers the most palatable myths? god is love with conditions. Yes, we love and therefore we destroy in the name of love, in the name of our god, who is a jealous god, a god who created pain for what the fuck reason? A god who has been god-napped so that we can rationalize our barbarous need to torture in the name of whatever god turns us on. god number one, god number two, and behind door number three, another god. Are they are punching each other out offstage as the devil laughs his ass off?
It must be a mothering instinct or survival mechanism that has ignited the rage I feel towards my fellows who have, against their own interests, brought forth a moron from the Sodom Shores of Real Estate to lead the Free World. These otherwise, for the most part, good folk have been led astray with genius manipulation and falsity; smoke and mirrors, promises and pronouncements. In their desperate state of angst they’ve grasped a Golden Goat, hoping against hope that He of the Orange will solve their cash flow concerns. Clear the deck for blame! Blacks, immigrants, women, Muslims, Easter Bunnies, Allah, Mexicans, Atheists, Gays…. the list is long. Somebody fucked some shit up big time. Somebody turned the tide. The Orange One surrounds himself with the filth of Wall Street and Oil… but they’re rich, too! So show us the money. Give us our due! We’ll bottom feed the golden crumbs, steal back from the Devil our dignity. I must absolve my co-patriots of blame. We’ve all been duped before. When the dirty truth becomes evident we’ve got to dig out of the hole together. It’s going to take a lot of shovels.
Yes, we were all going to yoga and pilates, dabbling in art projects, meditating, growing organic lettuce, re-reading the classics, watching documentaries, experimenting with Vegan recipes, traveling, having garage sales, improving the curb appeal of our house, eating out, eating in, squeaking out a living, complaining about the weather, going to Weight Watchers, ordering from Amazon Prime, jogging in marathons, raising children, getting facials or massages, painting our toenails, getting advanced degrees, spoiling our pets, voting once every two years, trying to keep up with world events and Zumba classes, desperately trying to control a bevy of addictive urges, rationalizing the lot of it with a healthy dose of Ted Talks, and we dropped the ball. The Tea Party picked up the ball and now it has grown into an enormous dumb and dangerous ball with orange hair.. I think we’ve learned our lesson and may take a more active role in our Democracy even if it means missing a few Netflix shows.
There can only be one explanation. Dumb is where it’s at. Dumb is where it’s happening. Dumb is the new drug. Dumb feels good. Dumb is affordable. Dumb is acceptable. Dumb is cool. The New Dumb. Hop aboard the Dumb Train and leave your Mind Behind.