Hypothetical Reader, Mon Semblable, Mon Frère

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/06/15/deluged-so-few-nor-dampened-so-many/)

Is Nick Mansfield a crank who thinks figments, like faith, should be shielded from the fact police? Is Nick a procedure stuck in a loop with no exit condition? Are you and I, much less he, legal persons even?

Does this gallimaufry reek of fin-de siècle spilt seed? Does it smack of bottled-up thunder stolen by a deluge of dystopian fable? Of rage at the encroaching hood ornament of time’s wingèd Cadillac? Of dysmorphic topiary ripped from a Bruce Sterling fever dream? Of a horse-cart precedence conundrum dragging high center?

Never mind all that. ‘Tis a broken wind that blows this barque. Nick’s quest — call it journey — is to launch figments on the WuhWuhWuh that roll out heavy; that can’t be jacked off by algorithms. You, hypothetical reader, mon semblable, mon frère, are Branded Figment meat.

(c) 2021 JMN — EthicalDative. All rights reserved

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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