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.

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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.
 
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