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Ballard metal embedded in flesh fixation, Cyborgs, controlling power
freaks - male denial of the body - I AM a machine: I control.. female I
AM a body: I communicate.. We are a beehive?

To globally celebrate, dance, communicate, commune, fractionalise & yet to
feel this is ONLY possible as a CYBORG? (the net makes it/us so), the ant
in the system, the city is a machine, work is a task, money is the

In the future, invisible machines?, <manufacture pollutes>, so have our
little grey boxes - it can seem so clean and "nice" to synthesise with the
machine, and yet nature, that uncontollable Gaii reacts to our global
presence/growth in subtle and no doubt unforeseen and far reaching
ways..("Speed" (Doors of Perception 96 (+95) Conferences)) 

We are advanced by forces we are not aware of, or care for, or can
change it seems: hysterical hysteris.

Nature/nurture/artifice...AN ALTERNATE non city-machine based
civilisation? (less population, more sense, joy) more balance? Hippy
Hamlets, sun and wind power..spiritual relationships with reality,
ourselves, things, even machines = a Utopian folly? A Negative tolerance
of the just so, as we are, Darwinian evolution, causal advancement,
heads in the sand.. 


Richard Brown,
Research Fellow,
Royal College of Art,
Kensington Gore,
London SW7 2EU.

Tel: 0171 590 4296 (direct line)
Fax: 0171 590 4290


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