Albion, Art, Trickster

Chemical Brothers…

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The question is… Whether it is desirable… To live in blissful ignorance… Or miserable knowledge… Back then… We believed… We were the ‘good’ guys… And that the European super state… Had been created to combat fascism… Seems ludicrous now… There were clues… There always are… Fear in the Western World… Was one… To what did it refer?… There had been no such crises… In the west… For many a year… Mama still on Valium… Daddy puts the news on… Tee Vee orphans… Lap up the confusion… The audience finds itself… On the stage… Fifty million people… In a state of decay…

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I can feel the fear in the western world… The lyric… Now seems prophetic… We have all felt that fear… Recently… And it was a fear… Deliberately generated… By our media… At the behest… Of our own government… Would anyone have… Believed it… Back then… Maybe that was why… It was so difficult to commit to anything… As a Christmas advertisement… For sherry… So succinctly put it… One instinctively has a nose for this sort of thing… Nine years in Europe… But that venerable institution… Was already being lined up to implement… The very thing it claimed… It had been created to resist…

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By the time we are finished… There could very well… Be fifty million… Casualties… But they won’t have been brought into a state of decay… By a pathogen… But by a treatment… Invented to combat… The common cold… Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome… Appears to have made… A spectacular comeback… But those succumbing will not… Be wasting away… Like the poor unfortunates… Of yester-year… Their agonising death throes… Were brought on by the chosen chemical therapy… For that particular… Manufactured pathogen… A treatment… Which has since… Been superceded.