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Old 7th May 2017, 21:34   #89 (permalink)
Gertrude the Wombat
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Originally Posted by llondel View Post
What happens if it's a free market economy up there?

You've got Yahweh/God/Allah, running three main franchises with various subdivisions, the Norse Pantheon, the Hindu consortium, the Sikh God, Buddha, various other small outfits and a few which are either effectively bankrupt or just ticking over filing the required reports the the astral equivalent of Companies House. I guess that would mean the atheists are running a democratic co-op with no single entity in charge.
See various instalments of Discworld for a lengthy treatment of a free market in gods. Going Postal maybe sums it all up, but it probably helps if you're read the previous twenty-something books for background.
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