Valis - Study Guide Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Stephanie, a drug dealing high school girl, sees Fat's psychological decline, befriends him, and gives him a hand-made ceramic pot in which he believes God slumbers. He develops an abnormal love for God, who fires into his head a pink laser, which he longs to experience again. It reveals that Fat's son is suffering from an undiagnosed inguinal hernia, and quick surgery saves his life. Fat records in a journal that he calls his Exegesis theories about the universe being made of information.

Phil joins friends Kevin and David in angering Fat by posing theological questions. They discuss Sherri Solvig, who is in remission from cancer. Fat claims that God harms no one and that there is no opposing force, as powerful but destructive. Kevin insists that because God lets his cat be run over by a car, God is evil, dumb, and weak, and he intends...

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