IN ITS RAWEST
and most painful (authentic) form
is owned and controlled
by The State.
Wow! Utopia indeed! No? But do not fear, little pleb person, you are of course allowed to ‘possess’ your very own personal … toothbrush …
IN GODZONE *
Country (New Zealand) some enterprising people recently set up a scheme which was to ensure “Zero Fees” for tertiary technical students.
IT’S BEEN UP AND RUNNING
successfully for long enough now to pique the appetites of The Controllers — and Big Brother is moving in to take over.
AS ABOVE, SO BELOW
Argus—God is with the BIG !
In the city of Invercargill the City Fathers have lately taken over almost an entire city block right in the commercial heart of town, and will be demolishing it to build a brand new all-singing all-dancing Shopping Mall that will attract punters from all over the world.
And to achieve this truly noble end they have made it impossible for present businesses to remain at ground zero. So the once beautiful and thriving Cambridge Arcade transversing the block is now a ghost with just a couple of diehards still holding out. They too will soon go under the mallet—
FOR THE GREATER
—and devil take the hindmost. But that’s Democracy for you, don’t fret. Did I ever give you the definition of ‘democracy’? Here it is again:
THE POLITICAL SYSTEM WHEREBY
- EVERY FEW YEARS WE ELECT
- OUR ABSOLUTE DICTATORS
- FOR THE NEXT FEW YEARS.
Sadly, by voting all we achieve is to polish their veneer of legitimacy**
* Godzone—it’s how we say “God’s own” down here (clever, no?).
** And as a better mind than mine put it—
“Why vote? It only encourages them!”