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PT A sneak peek into what is coming in the cyber world when we wake from our torpor

Maybe it all began with dualism but something stopped our minds 
Said we need to live askew isolated fighting idiotically 
rather than thinking it through
That all changes because cyber means we move to 
Peirce-land where experiment reigns
and nothing remains the same
Oh that sneak peek
At Lincoln Center there is a big communal outdoor
People who could never afford a seat at the Met 
watch seraphic Opera at their liesure
When we understand that the car
dictates design and ruins society
and that security and weather awareness
requires new designs and notions
we can build communities that do not allow
cars to dictate their design
within walking distance including
one of these screens
so that all the world can watch
where we live
In communities dense enough to support local
job creation
where curiosity is the most important 
and values of tolerance and helpfulness
are honored
along with democracy 
and non-idolatry
Someone will build one of these 
or the people will create them
from the detritus of our doomed sprawl
the corroded vomit of an age of prodigal waste
Out of experiment and thinking outside the box
the future
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Stephen C. Rose (1936-) was born in New York City and raised there. He currently lives there. He was educated at Trinity, Exeter, Williams and Union Theological Seminary. He served in the Student Interracial Ministry in Nashville. He founded and edited the prize-winning Renewal Magazine in Chicago and studied with C. A. Doxiadis in Athens. His first books "The Grass Roots Church" and "Who's Killing The Church" established him as a prominent critic of American Protestantism and American religion. He was and remains a civil rights activist. He has interviewed and done in depth pieces on Saul Alinsky and Martin Luther King, Jr. He won awards for editorial courage and for two documentary films. He has written and published many songs and musical works including "We Are All Americans". During the late 90s and early 2000s he worked for UN agencies, most recently editing CHOICES Magazine at UNDP. Since 2000 he has written several books for distribution via K…