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Illustration: Prometheus Brings Fire to Mankind by Friedrich Heinrich Füger

To a Prosperous, Healthy New Year!

Tomorrow begins year LVI, Anno Satanas. This past year has been one of distress, a “sturm und drang” roller-coaster ride abetted by a global pandemic that caused numerous deaths and the collapse of many enterprises, reminding us of the fragility of the societies we’ve crafted. Many take social constructs for bedrock, but certain events prove them to be but gossamer configurations, torn asunder with a swiftness that alarms the naive, confirming the fundamental cynicism of those of us who carefully observe our history. There is a leaden inertia to the social order. Humans strive for instant gratification, resisting preparations for […]

Gluttony Day Pandemic Edition

“Hail Gluttony!”—Pandemic Edition

Today in the U.S. many will celebrate the secular holiday called “Thanksgiving.” Due to the currently surging pandemic, some traditions must be curtailed. It originated as a harvest festival and the ubiquitous imagery has been inspired by legends about Calvinist separatist Pilgrims who emigrated in 1620 from The Netherlands to the “New World.” These staunchly Christian folks supposedly included, now and again, select nearby indigenous pagans in their festivities. However, the interactions between the European immigrants and the Native Americans were often quite negative. Various virulent pathogens were unknowingly brought to North America which, in many situations, devastated the local […]

Comte Morivond: Isolation Chamber

“Isolation Chamber” by Count MoriVond, from MLS: The Covid19 Writings

Here is the second installment of “Mortification-Like Sentiments: The COVID19 Writings” titled: Isolation Chamber. An anthropomorphic representation of the virus: Pandema (Latin for “pandemic”) learns that no wholesale-slaughter is complete without the death of the death dealer. Share and hashtag it! #isolationchamber #mortificationlikesentiments #mlsthecovid19writings Watch the first video of the series “Casualties Before Coffee” HERE. More to come. Stay tuned, tune in others and SUBSCRIBE! —Comte MoriVond