Hypothesis: Sky-god hates golf, golfers, or golf clubs.
Hypothesis: God may be a cat.
Experiment: Worship cat and see if life improves.
Careful scrutiny of disparate phenomena have resulted in today’s modern water-powered turbines which create millions of volts of electrical power by turning thousands of live cats against rotor housings lined with shag carpet
A universe that follows rules sometimes seems like a cold, heartless place where skeptics pooh-pooh supernatural interference, homeopathy and omnipotent invisible beings that spend inordinate amounts of time determining whether you are naughty or nice.
It’s a universe where reason tends to look condescendingly towards carelessly described ‘miracles’ of escapes from tornados and train-wrecks and addiction filled lives.
The real ‘miracle’ is an intricate universe where the rules are complex enough to allow for the ‘breath of life’ to animate creatures of dust...
…where love repeatedly winks in and out of existence like fireflies in a field…
…where stars and galaxies coalesce in a headlong rush away from some unexplainable beginning…
… where clever monkeys impose their imperfect will on their poorly understood environments.
Quite without wits, a fungus appropriates photosynthetic algae in a symbiotic, perhaps parasitic relationship that allows them, together, to survive on rock or sterile soil or even in space.
Killing an entire species of salmon is bad.
Clever monkeys begin to seek balance.
-Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife-
An opportunistic sea lion feeds on fish in the vicinity of Cascades Island. Opportunistic clever monkeys seek its death warrant. Balance, it seems, depends on your point of view.