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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
screen
People who could never afford a seat at the Met 
watch seraphic Opera at their liesure
outside
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
with EVERYTHING
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 
characteristic
and values of tolerance and helpfulness
are honored
along with democracy 
and non-idolatry
Someone will build one of these 
communities
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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