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Author Name: FreeLen 6 Comments
Date Added: February 04, 2012 18:02:36 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
Category: Philosophy Add To Favorites | Formatted Version
 
God's Grand Plan
{an old one}

The machine man dreamed
Dreams in terrifying binary images
He dreamed of worlds within worlds Each world smaller than the one before

Like orbs caught between opposing mirrors
the vision of infinity,
appeared logically in his machine brain He was not made uneasy by the fact that the worlds within worlds became
smaller and smaller without end For his machine brain valued not the concepts of large and small
These were the follies of the biological creatures
These creatures judge creation using the size of their bodies
as the universal unit of measurement for all things                     What terrified the machine man about his nightmare? Behind the mathematical perfection of the systematic order
his mechanical subconscious saw rampant unbridled chaos,
ruling supreme throughout the cosmos
His perfect machine brain ran millions upon millions of calculations while he slept Chaos is at the core of all things, his dream told him
He tried to reason how insanity could be at the center
of his perfectly ordered world The machine man awakened to discover
that under his synthetic body
it was chaos holding the false image of solidity together

He saw small strands of energy in his forearm, twisting and sliding, randomly colliding in an accidental manner which allowed the illusion of his shiny and solid forearm to be what he expected it to be If chaos is behind order, he reasoned, then chaos
must have order creating it
Chaos birthing order and order creating chaos, into infinity The mechanical man closed his metal eyelids
He waited for dream to overtake him

When he awoke, he found himself not to be a mechanical man, at all
He felt the morning sun warming his being He opened his bright red petals yearning for life giving rain
He felt his roots under the soil
and willed them to gather nutrients
He bade his petals to drink in life giving sunlight
And he was at one with the earth
He neither thought, nor dreamed, but loved life
And he was happy
Author's Notes:
He saw that all was chaos, and it was good
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on November 5, 2013 07:43:56 AM Report
Now this is different like the style of the story leaves ones with a different view about things..

. Always a pleasure to read your material  Hugs ~ India 
Comment By: FreeFilthy on March 6, 2012 04:03:16 PM Report
I've read this "offline" a few times now. Had to come on just to add it to me faves.

No idea what it is about it that grabs me...but it does.

Bravo mate!


Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on February 5, 2012 02:37:56 AM Report
There is one thing I can say about your writing Len,its never boring,often suprising always interesting and very thought provoking a pleasure to read my freind~Graham.
Comment By: Freenoah count on February 4, 2012 11:51:12 PM Report
With two good eyes  he does see.
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on February 4, 2012 08:00:13 PM Report
Beautiful allegory.  Special story.  Well-told... Biblical...  --FF
Comment By: FreeTomahawk on February 4, 2012 07:17:03 PM Report


Hellooooooooo, Mr. Wilson!! Long time, no see, but you came back with a good one. Did you ever read "I Robot" by Isaac Asimov? This allegory has some interesting similarities to that story, with, of course, some obvious differences. A very thought provoking write, makes one think, eh? Well done, sir.


 


Len





 


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