Tag Archives: Branded Figments

Breaking New Wind: Distributed Afterlife

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/14/organic-replacement-therapy-ort/) The genius of DA was that it confected an airy patristic doxology for mundane organ inventory management. It was like how the old painters draped their boring martyrs in sumptuous satins. The symbolism of one liver and … Continue reading

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Organic Replacement Therapy (ORT)

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/12/hang-on-a-minute-we-need-untouchables/) Make Isthmia Glorious Always was the slogan of the MIGA KannonBall lottery. The lottery and ubiquitous MIGA swag made it a household word in the ding warrens. The religiously hyped game awarded three monthly winners a cash … Continue reading

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Hang on a Minute. We Need Untouchables

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/10/the-better-monday-agreement/) Old money needs kowtowing like a pig needs mud. Imagine a baseless pyramid if you can. No more could the Isthmian Brahmin caste thrive, absent a barred precariat, than an influencer devoid of dupes.  Providentially, in the … Continue reading

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The ‘Better Monday Agreement’

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/08/the-mamasutras-and-the-rhipidistians/) In the protracted era of the squabbles, the mamasutras kept handing the rhipidistians their sandwiches wrapped in a map. When the usual cycles of torture and maiming petered out, leaving the pulped factions scratching their heads, they … Continue reading

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The Mamasutras and the Rhipidistians

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/06/let-there-be-light-and-light-bed/) Over time the foothold of Huff Pugh Fuchs LLC diversified into Isthmia, a bustling conglomerate on the scoured plain of a tick of viable surface near whichever pole. The heirs and assigns of the founding fathers, Chuck, … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light. And Light Be’d

Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/04/get-on-now-this-is-plumb-going-somewhere/) Cut to when now was then. The populations of Indo-Eurasia and continental Texas were gone — the hepafungus and the weather wiped ‘em out. A beleaguered clique of hedge fund managers drifted for months on soiled yachts. … Continue reading

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Get on Now, This Is Plumb Going Somewhere

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/02/hypothetical-reader-mon-semblable-mon-frere/) Huckster gonna huck and Nick be a-huckin’. What’s for sale exactly? Let’s do a level set. Rule of thumb: everything is putative. Here’s how it works: Compare figmentarianism to a courtroom trial. So-called fact is beside the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Deluged So Few nor Dampened So Many

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/06/14/news-of-the-incident-got-around-in-gob-circles/) Rigging walloped the Wisp isthmus with a vengeance. Rigs to melt permafrost for pus collection. Rigs to truck scoop to reservoirs. Rigs to tanker and pipe it to spillways and railheads. Rigs to salvage grounded and derailed … Continue reading

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News of the Incident Got Around in GOB Circles

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/06/13/smegma-boom-of-the-2020s-in-the-wisp-isthmus/) Scientists converged on Exit 186 to examine the fluid that had preserved Fred’s effaced face. It turned out to be a highly extrapolated sublimate of West Texas light sweet crude. A massive tectonic blister of the stuff … Continue reading

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