The Book of Farkus
In the beginning, there was scut…
by The Kiwi
Though this is the first official online home of the Church of the Apocalyptic Kiwi, the church has been in existence for many years, the product of two visionary and cloudy minds sharing an apartment and a funding problem.
Before the current incarnation of the Church of the Apocalyptic Kiwi, clergy members found themselves posting in other corners of the internet wilderness under various aliases and avatars.
One such avatar was scutfarkas (a typo that has been corrected for perpetuity), whose profile contained only a cryptic quote from William Butler Yeats’ classic poem “The Second Coming”:
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.
The Book of Farkus is part of an early base of theories and ideas that are being expanded into the Church, including early hints at the Red Dawn Generation and wry looks at the politics and other news of the day, couched in a cynical humor.
While some of Farkus’s hardest hitting work was done in comments, his own posts often generated their own, odd heat.
Gathered here, are the ten posts that represent the whole of the Book of Farkus, reprinted with the author’s permission.