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crushingly awesome read,
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This review is from: Obscenity, Anarchy, Reality (Paperback)
This book is an account of the places we go when we can no longer stand our own existence, and what it means to take a flight from the self into oblivion, lies, and the pretend. It accounts for our experience of: hate, love, truth, power, death but most of all the reality in which these concepts move about, turn on us, hurt and teach us about the world.
We are taught to be conscious of the ways we dissemble reality, negate it, and therefore are denying the reality of something. We do this as we construct programs of reform, program our future, program our very existence with correspondant facts that live on only in our minds inner world. Places filled with lies we tell ourselves to get through the day.
If we weren't cowards we could accept even learn to embrace the cold corners of reality, yet our unhealthy persistence to cut them leads us into self-annihilation, demonstrations of our hatred for being vulnerable to natures incredible force. At last an uncontrollable hatred for the world stems from itself; as the hater hides himself from the restrictions placed on his own embodiment so the world suffers for it. The world dies without courageous people willing to take a shot at affirmation of what is. I guess this book is part acknowledgment, part treatment, a text devoted to our own rehabilitation. It's powerful, funny, but incredibly serious, to the point and quite a necessary book. This one, from the cover y'know, stands out and alone and for one basic reason, for you, and how it will crush the falsehood out of you.