Frabjous Times


gaze up from the shore
that sacred
human cargo
Cargo cult: any of the religious movements chiefly, but not solely, in Melanesia that exhibit belief in the imminence of a new age of blessing, to be initiated by the arrival of a special 'cargo' of goods from supernatural sources — based on the observation by local residents of the delivery of supplies to local officials.
Originally published: 2003/08/04 07:33:56