We should maintain that if an interpretation of any word in any religion leads to disharmony and does not positively further the welfare of the many, then such an interpretation is to be regarded as wrong; that is, against the will of God, or as the working of Satan or Mara.

Buddhadasa Bikkhu, a Thai Buddhist Monk

Saturday, December 7, 2013

God Calls Jonah to Preach to Nineveh, that Great & Wicked City

God called Jonah to preach to Nineveh, that great and wicked city.  And Jonah said,

I will not advertise
this crazy scheme
of Yours.

God, what a farce
that men should sin and find

I mean, of course,
not me
but all our mutual

Dear God, kind God, don't listen
to their prayers.

"Reprimand to a Naive Diety"
Thomas John Carlisle, You! Jonah!
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