Tuesday, August 28, 2007

The Memory Of Water (I'll Never Forget)

Richard Dawkins's two-part documentary, The Enemies of Reason, is sequenced in just a way to remind me, hauntingly, of the two most intensely weird stages of my marriage:

After we got married (when I first discovered my ex was into NewAge stuff) and she was always saying, "Believe me."

And 20 years later (as I was, desperately, trying to explain how a NewAge homeopathic quack had killed my mother-in-law - and was fooling my spouse) when her new refrain became, "You're just saying that because you don't believe."

I fear for her. I really do.

11/19/08 UPDATE: My fears were confirmed.

The only way I keep it together is with: