I am posting an argument I have been having with myself,
not really for public consumption, but just maybe to help me
figure what to do or not.
it regard the 'appropriateness" or 'inappropriateness"
of posting a chapter of Apeshit that i wrote a long time
ago, about events that occurred in 1986 in Italy.
It is a very difficult subject, and is exquisitely
personal. But, memoirs tend to be that way.
Nevertheless, the content of the story is well
unsettling to say the least.
I am Not afraid about pissing off someone else
involved in the memory/incidents, but the
general reader may (wrongly) jump to the
conclusion that what is related is "just too
far out to be real," then dismiss the rest of
the book that is nowhere near THAT weird.
So, one argument is--well you already wrote it
and it helped YOU to purge the scary difficult
memories and WRITE it up.....so you might
as well put it out there.
The other counter argument is that folks
of limited or conventional knowledge will conclude
that the writer is a nut.
It is always very dangerous to be perceived
It is very dangerous and nearly certainly
leads to persecution, even torture.
So, you see why this particular episode of my
life that occurred in Italy one night, might
be a hard thing to consider really putting
Yet, a recent movie was made about the
very same subject matter,
which was very accurate,
and maybe THAT indicates that the
general public COULD accept reading
such a thing. (?)
the movie I refer to is, the new
Milla Jovovich film
"The Fourth Kind."
I plan to put up a review of that,
likely on my other website,
News, Rants, Reviews, Etc.
Unsure what to do about the
Will meditate more on it...
he says as the flame on the candle
grows to three times its
previous size and height.