Lovecraft and atheism

Mr. Tea

Shub-Niggurath, Please
I was searching for something else on my Kindle and came across China Miéville's introduction to At the Mountains of Madness

Lovecraft was strongly influenced by Oswald Spengler, according to him.

Another vital element in AtMoM that has to be seen in light of HPL's views on race is the fact that the most recent carvings - the crudest and most decadent of all - are not the work of the Elder Things at all, but of their insurgent slaves, the shoggoths, which rose up against and destroyed their masters while imitating their culture.