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Twilight decides to branch out with her reading. She may or may not regret it.
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My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
Wallet After Summer Sale -

Not if the mind is upgraded to be able to process such knowledge

I can image a picture showing Cthulhu pulling all of them into a hug, which each of them showing clear signs having lost any semblance of sanity, such as frothing at the mouth, bloodshot eyes, having had cut various symbols into themselves, and gibbering incoherently. And at the bottom it says “my little Cthulhu, friendship is madness”

@Neko Majin C
…Why does it sound like a religion encouraging people to stay ignorant so as not to question the authority of the church?

Also, Lovecraft himself was pretty openly an atheist, so he certainly wasn't advocating blind obedience to the church.
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@Neko Majin C
Yes, it's the opening paragraph of Call of Cthulhu. It's intended as the primary statement of Lovecraftian Cosmic Horror Stories: it's better to remain ignorant of the universe at large, and of our insignificance amidst the greater powers that barely notice or care if we exist, because knowledge of said insignificance will inevitably lead to insanity and despair.

Not one of Lovecraft's better stories, IMHO. I personally preferred The Color Out of Space, The Dunwich Horror, and Curse of Yig.
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Neko Majin C
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
Not a Llama - Happy April Fools Day!

Twilight's Westley
Is that really an excerpt? Why does it sound like a religion encouraging people to stay ignorant so as not to question the authority of the church?
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