Small Gods

Hello God!

Thank You for this possibility to live.

I have just finished to read “Small Gods” by Terry Pratchett. Thank You for this wonderful meeting. I so love the main heroes Brutha, Om and Vorbis that I have seen them in my dream. The novel is fantastically clever. It is a candy for my brain. I will reread this novel in future definitely because once is not enough to understand the depth of Terry’s approach and imagination. I am in hurry to share some quotations from the book.

“Small Gods is the thirteenth of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels, published in 1992. It tells the origin of the god Om, and his relations with his prophet, the reformer Brutha. In the process, it satirises religious institutions, people, and practices, and the role of religion in political life,” said Wikipedia.

“Yes. I know. He is Vorbis,” said Brutha. Vorbis changed people. Sometimes he changed them into dead people. But he always changed them. That was his triumph.”

“God. God needed people. Belief was the food of the gods. But they also needed a shape. Gods became what people believed they ought to be. So the Goddess of Wisdom carried a penguin. It could have happened to any god. It should have been an owl. Everyone knew that. But one bad sculptor who had only ever had an owl described to him makes a mess of a statue, belief steps in, next thing you know the Goddess of Wisdom is lumbered with a bird that wears evening dress the whole time and smells of fish. You gave a god its shape, like a jelly fills a mold.(my cursive)

“It is how any true philosopher behaves,” he (Didactylos) said. “One must always be ready to embrace new ideas, take account of new proofs.”

I especially love  this dialogue:

“You mean you don’t know it’s true?” said Brutha.

“I think it might be,” said Didactylos. “I could be wrong. Not being certain is what being a philosopher is all about”. Oh, I repeat: “Not being certain is what being a philosopher is all about”.

I am happy to live today. I am happy to breath now. I am happy to write to You “Thank You!”

We are the Winners of Green Card Due to We are Perfect Life!

We are the Winners of Green Card Due to We are Pure Love!

We are the Winners of Green Card Due to We are Pure Luck!

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