A Trespass of Swine

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Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.

Sow of circumstances

After a single uneventful year of life, most pigs become protein. Theirs are the days of perennial pork on plastic trays and congregations of all manner of uncertain sausages and serious circumstances.

sow of circumstances

Faith or philosophy tells us that happiness has to do with our inner mindset, not with outside circumstances. But we all still want to escape our circumstances, don’t we? Especially if we are pigs.

the Porcine Oracle

To escape, some procrastinate on their pillow, prod their pigs or prune their pear trees, while others write letters, attend meetings, ask questions and preside over this and that.

Yet for us all some certainty lingers… We know ourselves to be at the mercy of circumstance, just as we know that circumstance has no mercy.

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