April 25, 2012

Of Lies and Deceit

"There! You see!" said the Ape. "It's all arranged. And for all your own good. We'll be able, with the money you earn, to make Narnia a country worth living in. There'll be oranges and bananas pouring in-and roads and big cities and schools and offices and whips and muzzles and saddles and cages and kennels and prisons-Oh, everything."

In The Last Battle, by C.S. Lewis, an ape poses as an imposter trying to convince the people that what is wrong is right. He sounds like a leader I know of today who poses lies as truth.

Sometimes, fantasy isn't that far from reality.


  1. haha, nope, it isn't...

  2. Surely you could say that of most world leaders?

  3. Attempt to Conform

    I must accept things
    and not ask
    why I must
    and must not ask
    why I must not ask.

    Erich Fried

  4. so true ,all the best stu

  5. I love all 4 comments. Agree, agree, love, agree.

  6. And here comes Humpty Dumpty, whistling down the same road:

    "When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean -- neither more nor less."
    "The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things."
    "The question is," said Humpty Dumpty, "which is to be master - - that's all."