A Hymn to Mendacity

A recessional hymn to solemnize the close of a workshop, retreat, conference, seminar, or political rally.  May also be sung privately for solace in times of doubt.  The tune is that of a silly old Christian hymn, here put to better use.

Blest be the lie that binds
Our hearts in mendacious love;
A fellowship of duped mankind,
Out from we shall ne’re be talked of.

Before our Master’s throne,
We’re taught our ardent prayers;
Our fears, our hopes, our aims, our groans,
Our comforts, and our cares.

We share one mutual foe,
One mutual hatred swear;
We answer truth with furious blows
Then throw it down the stair.

To hear foul truth be told,
It gives us inward pain;
But glorious lies shall always bind,
If we their truth but feign.

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