the mystery of religion

The mysteries of religions

 

Why are there so many religions?

one for every culture.

 

They the faith grows like mushrooms

in a glade after rain and rot.

 

Disappear into the forest floor and

a new religion emerges from the soil.

                     

                       Fertilized by prayers and rules made

by those who see them self as clerics.

 

Many of those who believe in this fantasy

are ready to die for their faiths.

 

 Mushrooms in the dell keep growing

 but we turn a blind eye to their demise.

 

◄ the maiden voyager

we the humans ►

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M.C. Newberry

Sat 29th Dec 2018 01:03

An interesting essay into a human obsession - for good or ill..
Religion resembles the need for a crutch -
But few are so honest as to see it as such.

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raypool

Fri 28th Dec 2018 22:21

The darkest and most penetrating observations are in here Jan.
Brilliant account of the subject, almost clinical without recourse to mythical references.

Ray

poemagraphic

Fri 28th Dec 2018 20:05

A good analogy Jan...
Mushrooms can be so tastefully delicious... and deadly poisons.

Mushrooms like all religions, it is perhaps having the wisdom to know which is which.

Best just leave them growing in the BS

Po

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