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Dead Can Dance: Music Of the Spheres

“It is through Art and Art only that we can realize our perfection; through Art and Art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid perils of existence.” —Oscar Wilde   a reed stylus in soft clay sings the … Continue reading

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Life in the Village Part 2

2. The Violence of Order “Order conceals a greater violence than disorder.” —Roland Topor, The Prisoner, Alain Carrazé & Hélène Oswald, Virgin Publishing, 1990 “Order conceals a greater violence than disorder. It embraces the additional violence of untruth,” explains Topor … Continue reading

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Life in the Village

1. World in Microcosm “Where am I?” “In the Village.” “What do you want?” “Information.” “Whose side are you on?” “That would be telling. We want information… information… information…” “You won’t get it.” “By hook or by crook we will.” … Continue reading

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