“the most famous man who ever lived”

hollow is the story of “jesus”—

hollow

like the stamp with which it was printed,

hollow as these other mythical hero

archetypes,

which all bear a supernatural birth,

which all bear the hunting of said hero

as an infant, with an exciting & dramatic

subsequent getaway,

which all bear the entertaining magic tricks during

the hero’s youth,

which all bear the blind adoration, devotion &

worship that follows

when he is seen as “divine,”

only to be betrayed, executed &

for that big fat finale…

RESURRECTION!

(which all christians want to happen for them as well,

be it secretly or not)

 

and then, of course,

our hollowman gets

made into a martyr

for which history is supposed to

weep & remember,

weep & remember,

weep & remember.

 

to say that “jesus” was a man,

to say that he lived at all, that his life was in any way

original or authentic,

is to say the same of Osiris, Hercules, Baal, Attis, Adonis

& Asclepius (to name a few)

were all real people…

all who mr. “jesus” bears just a little more than

coincidental

liking to.

 

still, over 40% of americans

believe that “he” is going to return within the next 40

years—

this of course has nothing at all to do with

the relative age of those asked &

what their lil’ dreams are of getting to be on the

planet when “he” does, right?

 

(throat clearing)

 

having created a character of fiction,

one which can be mentioned to be

“the most famous man who ever lived,”

seems a bit gratuitous, doesn’t it?

but then again, those who believe it

are the same who believe that there is a

place that they can go

when they are dead &

they will get all the gold stars that they’ve been

earning

all the years that they have been alive—

opportunists,

opportunists,

opportunists,

who will create a “history” in order to

provide themselves an

out—

all so they can sleep at night.

“the most famous man who ever lived”

 

 

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