Re: virus: missa viriis

Tim Rhodes (
Sun, 27 Jun 1999 22:27:19 -0700

Wade wrote:

>As you may have noticed, the Futurist, the Surrealist, the Communist, and
>other wonderful manifestoes, are active documents, filled with contact
>with the world, filled with actions, and the members of that movement
>moved to it with art.
>Memes need to be seen.
>Why are we here?
>I am here, personally, because I don't give a flying fuck for any other
>church and never will. And as soon as there is any sort of edifice for
>this one, I'll spit on it and move on.
>And I will spit on any saint as well. It's the ideas that need the
>structure, not the institution.
>And, to me, the rituals that offer us a fact from science, and an art
>from feeling, are the most competent. Those I can and will celebrate, and
>hear the songs to sing.

Brilliant writing! (And I with agree you completely on every last word of it -- no mean feat!)