Pyramids of skulls
malecki at algonet.se
Thu May 9 22:38:44 MDT 1996
>Robert M writes in his piece on lumpen rage:
>>Our history is a pyramid of skulls!
>If you would like to see actual pyramids of skulls and bones from our
>history, you can go to the Czech Republic and find out where the nearest
>ossuary (bone depository) is to where you're staying.
>I visited one, a crypt full of bones and skulls from the dead in the Thirty
>Years War (1618-1648), one of Catholicism's great gifts to the world. Can't
>remember the name offhand (twenty years ago).
>Some Baroque artist had been inspired to arrange the bones into macabre
>vases and arabesques.
Hugh why go back to the middle ages. Why not take the skulles of those
murdered in the Ghettoes of America in say the last two or three years.
Might be just a real big pile of skulles.
malecki in exile...
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