Swearing & The Earth as a Power Source (was Re: ART: "Zenith")

Chris Hind (chind@juno.com)
Thu, 09 Jan 1997 23:57:40 -0800

> If there are any orthodoxically stringent literary buffs on the
>list, I warn you...I swear in this poem.

Not a problem. That is the newmedia way. Use swearing to grab attention and
draw people into emotional alignment with the author and simultaneously use
high-end vocabulary. It puts an end to the idea that people who use swear
words don't have a good grasp of the english language. It's only when
you're using them in every other word that that applies. Swear words are
words of coarse raw emotion. Take a look at Wired for example and
occasionally Cnet.

A idea just popped into my head, Is there any possible way to tap into the
Earth as a power source? I've heard that we now know that the core spins
rapidly compared to the crush so is it possible to somehow harness that
spinning or perhaps the spinning of the planet itself with some sort of

"The signs of a species preparing to mutate to a higher stage of
intelligence." -Timothy Leary (1979)

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