That Old Time Religion

THAT OLD TIME RELIGION

Some tribes’ cobwebby myths
Commandeered and tossed in
With reworked patriotic tales
Deep-fried into a new religion

Which

Cast in stone aids elites control
These all too scary unruly masses
Alongside the brute force of arms
Cruel slavery, theft and massacre

Which

So long divorced from true Love
And fearful of their fear of fear
Yet they used fear and use it yet
To bolster a baleful status quo

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About Ben Naga

Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on September 13, 2016, in Poetry and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Guilt and fear. They’ve kept the masses in check for thousands of years.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. hard to uncover
    beautiful guidance
    within the misguided 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  3. And so it goes… History repeating itself over and over.

    Liked by 1 person

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