The Why?s Man
"My art is place specific and people specific." George Wyllie
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EXTRACT SEVEN: THE MESSAGE WE SHOULD TAKE
How do we eradicate an ancient influence whose false brilliance Challenges the Sun?
Is it to be with us forever - into the future?
We might consider what our contribution will be to that future which will, in time, become the Past - the Next Past.
(optional) 'why this is the only thread on which our dear planet is suspended in space
'Or do you want to remain forever in the dark, down this mine, grovelling for gold -
perpetuating the greatest ever confidence Trick to played ON the human race BY the human race?
Hold it, hold it - Mission Control is calling. I think an Oracle is about to descend upon us - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1
All that he (indicating Guide) really wants to say is . . .
The Sun still shines.
The Sun energises gold old planet Earth (stamps floor) and Earth give us physical energy, mental energy and spiritual energy and anything which obstructs this perfectly natural flow of energy must suspect.
Primitive attitudes projected into our times - no matter what respect permanence has given them - no matter what permanence respect has given them... MUST BE QUESTIONED
Is this the message then that we should take from A Day Down a Goldmine? I suppose the short answer is...
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