A Short Film About Ideology



I don't have to tell you things are bad everybody knows things are bad all the animals come out at night or skunk pussy's buggers Queens fairies dopers junkies sick venal it's a depression everybody's out of work or scared of losing their job the dollar buys a nickels worth banks are going bust shopkeepers keep a gun under the coder punks are running wild in the street there's nobody anywhere it seems to know what to do and there's no end to it some they're real real come and wash all this scum off the streets you know the air is unfit to breathe and our food is unfit to eat we sit watching our TVs while some local newscaster tells us that today we had 15 homicides and 63 violent crimes as if that's the way it's supposed to be doesn't it bother you the sort of things you do in information retrieval suppose you'd rather have terrorists we know things are bad worse than bad they're crazy it's like everything everywhere is going crazy so we don't go out anymore how many terrorists have you met Sam actually terrorists we sit in the house and slowly the world we're living in is getting smaller and all we say is please at least leave us alone in our living rooms let me have my toaster and my TV and my steel-belted radials and I won't say anything just leave us alone if tomorrow I tell the press that like a gangbanger will get shot or a truckload of soldiers will be blowing up nobody panics because it's all part of the plan well I'm not going to leave you alone I want you to get mad but when I say that one little old mare will die well then ever loses their learnings you've got to get mad you've got to say I'm a human being god damn it my life has value I want you to get up now I want all of you to get up out of your chairs I want you to get up right now and go to the window open it and stick your head out and yell I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore you are an old man who thinks in terms of Nations and people's there is no West there is only one holistic system of systems one vast nd main interwove and interacting multivariate multinational dominion of dollars pet rodents electro dolls multi dollars right marks rings rubles pounds and shekels it is the international system of currency which determines the totality of life on this planet that is the natural order of things today that is the atomic and subatomic and galactic structure of things today and you have meddled with the primal forces of nature you




Comments
  1. Nicely done. I'm wondering who'll be as prescient as Paddy Chayefsky (screenwriter of the film Network featured within) in predicting the future of our current construct: of cable tv, internet, the blogosphere, or are any of these truly worthy of taking the time and the effort to speculate over? All that's really needed to clean things up would be an EMP strike. Ah, gone on too long. Your presentation is such to induce thought. And I hate that.

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