In April 2021, I submitted five entries to a postcard story (500 words or less) writing contest by Geist magazine. One got short-listed, but not this one. Still, I enjoyed the thinking and writing process, and wanted to share it with you. The picture is the image of the postcard I chose to go with the postcard story. I hope you’ll like it.

If you liked these postcard stories and wanted to see others I had submitted, please click here.

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There Can’t Be Humans In Utopia Because We Are Not Perfect

https://digitalcitizen.ca/category/my-quotes/How many scenarios can you recall of humans being in some, so-called, perfect place? Whether that place was the Garden of Eden, Christianity’s Heaven, some religious or mythological equivalent to Heaven, some science-fiction or fantasy utopia, or other such conceived perfect places, has it ever occurred to you that the presence of imperfect humans there would destroy the place’s identity and main characteristic of being a perfect place?

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