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There's this much-quoted anecdote about Rabia of Basra, carrying a bucket of water and a torch, and when questioned about this, answering, "I want to quench the fires of hell and burn down paradise, so people can worship out of love for Allah rather than out of fear of punishment or greed for rewards."
I like that, hope I am retelling it properly.
I recall that story, I think that sounds close enough to any version I've heard.
I can't fathom loving a monstrosity much though, the Stockholm Syndrome hasn't quite set in yet evenin all these years of being Nature's hostage and victim.