Boredom contra Rage, Twelfth Aphorism

Religious or spiritual boredom is, in fact, the most resentful of all. Devotion and zealousy are obsessive and psychotic–“its own sweet will is Heaven’s will.” Trivial occurrences will be taken as signs and these signs, read together with proper Egyptian grammar, will become ominous. The omens promise the prophet eternity, paradise, and retribution–the day of which will always arrive one day too late.

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