Of Lies and Deceit

by Bellezza

“There! You see!” said the Ape. “It’s all arranged. And for all your own good. We’ll be able, with the money you earn, to make Narnia a country worth living in. There’ll be oranges and bananas pouring in-and roads and big cities and schools and offices and whips and muzzles and saddles and cages and kennels and prisons-Oh, everything.”

In The Last Battle, by C.S. Lewis, an ape poses as an imposter trying to convince the people that what is wrong is right. He sounds like a leader I know of today who poses lies as truth.

Sometimes, fantasy isn’t that far from reality.

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