Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Academic endorsement. Academic endorsement. Table of contents. Academic endorsement. Publisher's note. Woodcut. Cryptic witticism. All cultures and all civilizations are different from another, yet even the dumbest will admit that they all share certain patterns which very few have noticed before. Many people actually have noticed these patterns, famous people, but no one has noticed them quite right. Distinguished sources. Artisanal quotations. Casual reference to infrequently-cited historical event. Detailed description of ancient Pompei. Comparisons between Pompei and a nameless capital which is obviously New Londhattan. Of course, a certain scholar wasn't even aware of that symphony. Beautiful agony. Pointless idealism. This one time I went to Frankfurt on the Main. Lusty Faust raping stoic Apollo. My dinner in Paris with Andre. Frontier. Settlement. Hobbes. Aquinas. Oedipus. Settled agriculturalists Kryptonite Batmobile, or as Prometheus would have known it, Lucy's grandmother's friendly neighborhood dog chasing cars symbolic of the human condition. The struggle between peasants and un-peasants. Which derives from the Greek for as anyone knows. But in fact, is not the metropolis the same no matter where and when? Corn grinders and facsimile machines. In closing, we know nothing but the ceaseless finality of perpetual transmogrification. Works cited.