Category Archives: Thus Spoke Fred

THUS SPOKE FRED: Regarding The End of the Circus; And the Story (Chapter 23)

What manner of men are these, That keep their thoughts in parenthesis? A man of thoughts and not of action, Likely belongs to a brotherhood faction. So free your SELF from binds that tie, That keep you in limbo until … Continue reading

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THUS SPOKE FRED: Regarding the End (Chapter 22)

Believers in patience and wisdom I implore you.  Do not exchange gods or leaders as you would exchange a beast of burden. Gods should only be exchanged between lives. Beasts of burden should be exchanged every four seasons. Leaders should … Continue reading

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THUS SPOKE FRED: On Consolidation (Chapter 21)

O ye, my brothers and sisters of industry. Beware of those who speak in the name of coexistence. You, my followers, exist. Your enemies also exist. One of you, eventually, will not.  Coexistence is the creeping incrementalism of your demise. … Continue reading

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THUS SPOKE FRED: Drive Alert; or Die (Chapter 20)

       (Autobahnaramma) “So you’re the one racing on the autobahn,    And ruining my ride, once peaceful and calm, Don’t make my family into a fiery car bomb.”   (Thusly Spoke Fred) “Ya, ya, Mein fast drife on der autobahn, Ist safer … Continue reading

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THUS SPOKE FRED: Regarding West Germany (Chapter 19)

A letter from Fred to the Stuttgarters;   Listening to parables and lamentations is equally confusing. Parables with good intentions can have bad outcomes. Lamentations with bad intentions can have good outcomes. Pity those who hold a parable to the … Continue reading

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THUS SPOKE FRED: A Parable and a Lamentation (Chapter 18)

A PARABLE     (Will and Wisdom) A young man traveling with the exodus became separated from his family. He followed their footprints in the earth until a sandstorm obliterated them forever. The young man had no path to follow and no … Continue reading

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THUS SPOKE FRED: On Finding Your Niche (Chapter 17)

And Fred thus spoke to his siblings; “Man is jostled, my brothers. Man is thrown about whether he sits on a camel or astride his ass. It is best to find your niche on the beast’s backbone early in your … Continue reading

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