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Re: [BKARTS] Patriot act takes an artist



You are correct sir.

Bruce
----- Original Message -----
From: Gavin Stairs <stairs@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date:         Tue, 8 Jun 2004 18:08:53 -0400
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Patriot act takes an artist

> At 04:52 PM 08/06/2004 -0500, you wrote:
> >control control control
>
> Boy, I was away for all of this, and came back to a very full
> in-box.  Takes me back to the good old days in the eighteenth and
> nineteenth centuries, when invective was an art form.
>
> What to say?  It is very hard for a person to be attacked by his own
> government at a time when he is at best in shock and mourning.  I don't
> know how to characterize this as anything but uncivilized.  And this is
> from a guy who has no very high view of civilization as a concept.
>
> Fear is a very destabilizing emotion.  It pushes us beyond what we would
> ordinarily contemplate as reasonable.  And that is where we seem to be,
> isn't it?
>
> Gavin
>
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