Many have asked since I don’t subscribed to any religion, “What would I choose ?”
For the sake of the argument, being such a fan of Warhammer 40K, if I really had to choose one it would be the Adeptus Mechanicus @ Cult Mechanicus
Why? Because they are into the worship of the science and technology. A collection of scientists, engineers and technicians bound together for the greater understanding and worship of technology.
Look at their sale pitch!
“As part of this faith, the Adeptus Mechanicus believes knowledge is the true manifestation of divinity in the universe, and all creatures and artefacts that embody knowledge are holy because of it.”
Tell me this doesn’t appeal to all nerds alike! I dare you!
Sure they also worship an entity called the “Omnisiah” (maybe the c’tan void dragon) as the embodiment and bestower of all knowledge and technology in the universe. In how many so-called “religions” that actually considering the understanding the universe AND science along with technology as their creed? Most of the other ones are all about just praying and then feeding it’s underage children to be sexually molested by their priest (I’m looking at you Catholic church!). Or consider it normal for a 50 year old to marry a 9 year old girl? Worse, believing some alien race flew in jumbo jets through space to come to Earth?
Notice what I’m saying? If I am going to pick some fairy tell to believe in, this would be the one. It makes sense because it is actually a logical belief! A religion to understand technology! Of course it isn’t perfect, the Omnisiah part and etc but if I had to chose which crazy sky god believing religion, it would be this one!
Come in peace and bring everyone good fortune! Or at the least, don’t make this year miserable.
We can all agree when I say that 2016 has been a terrible years for everyone.
Whether it’s your work or personal life it has been painful.
I lost good friends. I lost opportunities, but most of all I lost myself in all the madness.
That’s not to say 2016 has been all bad, what I’m really saying it could have been so much worse. At least I am alive and I had a chance to go to Japan and South Korea for a month.
Good bye 2016, you certainly stripped away from me good things, but along with it, bad things making my life less burden. Hopefully making me stronger for the coming year.
Because in the end, we can only do one thing – hope.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!
Been back for 3 weeks but work has plied on a bit so it will be some time before I can post any photos of my trip to Japan and South Korea – I haven’t even begun to scan in the photo, one of the bad points of film photography is not having ready to upload digital when needed. Then again I don’t earn a living from my photography.
May your stockings be full with presents and not coal and hope everyone enjoys themselves!
Every time I introduce being from Malaysia while vacationing these replies.
“Oh Malaysia! What a beautiful place! You must enjoy photographing there.”
“Wow! Love the tropic country!”
And all sort of other comments that it is a lovely place and must have a billion photos of it.
That is just the problem – I don’t.
I can barely motivate myself in Malaysia. Just lifting up the camera and shooting is a chore, the thought of going out and shooting for all my worth seems like an exercise in getting a root canal without anaesthetics. Just thinking about it gives me a headache AND a toothache!