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ed-in-chief: P.W. Casual, C.E.O, P.W.E, pwcasual@io.org contributors (whether they are aware of this or not): Mark Jr., God of Rhythm Guitar, markjr@io.org Rob Black Scott B Aleister Crowley, the Beast, beast@lowest.circle.of.hell.org COPYRIGHT NOTICE: Everything herein is anti-copyright. In Cyberspace, EVERYTHING is anti-copyright. Get used to it.

+----------------------------------------------------------+ | "So nobody must be allowed to think at all. Down | | with the public schools! Children must be drilled | | mentally by quarter-educated herdsmen, whose wages | | would stop at the first sign of disagreement with | | the bosses. For the rest, deafen the whole world | | with senseless clamour. Mechanize everything! Give | | nobody a chance to think. Standardize "amusement". | | The louder, the more cacophonous, the better! Brief | | intervals between one din and the next can be filled | | with appeals, repeated 'till hypnotic power gives them | | the force of orders, to buy this or that product of | | the "Business men" who are the real power in the State. | | Men who betray their country as obvious routine." | | | +----------------------------------------------------------+ Contents: Inaugural Ye Ching Divination Slacker Poll Brevity as the Art of Banality: One-Syllable Band Names Essay: The Abolition of Work For Informational Purposes Only: Cop Radio Frequencies Glob o Quotes: Eugenics

EXE. Three-piece power-pop-punk trio. one that survived the great book burnings under the tyrant Shih Huang Ti (the Occidental version of the burning of the Library of Alexandria).com if anyone is interested it just may be there. we have consecrated this E-zine in a true-to-form Age-of-Aquarius type way.semi. They sound real cool. which I picked up in a software library in London years ago. Suffice it to say.----------------------. I recently uploaded this prog to the /pub/magick archives at slopoke. Blind of one eye? Be as chaste as a duchess! Now. Go to it. It uses Aleister Crowley's interpretation of what has been called "the third oldest book in the world". but also. So here we go: Ch n Over Tui : Fire over Water Hexagram number 54 Kuei Mei: The Marrying Maiden -----. Whatever goes wrong from here can henceforth be blamed entirely on the above. I figure they are either the 1st or the 1001st band by this name. In a nutshell this can be summed up as very auspicious.ill course. There is a lot that can be read into this.Inaugural Ye Ching Divination As many a new-age flake will attest. If you know of one. The program is caled ICHING. observation affects outcome. I know one in London.----------. Don't start with the carriage in front of the horse. we've all heard the buzzword n^n times. how many people thought the word "Slacker" was original enough & inventive enough to name a band "Slacker". The mere act of including this divination here renders it piein-the-sky. Ont. action can bring failure. and no beans in the stew. younger sisters there's scrubbing to do! Better postpone matrimonial clutches! Think of Ti-Yi and his sisters anew! No meat on the chops. The question is. Slacker Poll Ok. ye cripples! I'll hold your crutches. This is a good and a bad sign. the birth of any new venture calls for an oracle to raise expectations & explain future failures. Heisenberg notwithstanding.harris. let us . With this in mind I am about to use a shareware program to perform a divination.-----------------------------To give first younger daughters . and have a tape coming out soon. but in keeping with the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle.mlb.

bands. creativity.slacker newsgroup. regardless of income or occupation.named.. but beyond that point. but the size of this issue balloned to over 50K.us.2 thousand didn't bother me. In order to stop suffering. The first 1 . No one should ever work.well. By "play" I mean also festivity.and if any of you are racking your brains to cash in on this latest flavour-of-the-month.sf. conviviality. every additional one that I happened across evoked painful images of 3 or 4 snot nosed dipshits sitting in a basement wearing touques and oversized sweaters grunting out new possibilities for the "perfect name". Doubtless we all need a lot more time for sheer sloth and slack than we ever enjoy now. and maybe even art. but once re- .. For those of you who are interested. Here's some of the dumbest: Eggs Flop cub Jale Curve Blur Petch Low Moist . as worthy as that is. commensality.know at pwcasual@io. I call for a collective adventure in generalized joy and freely interdependent exuberance. That doesn't mean we have to stop doing things. Play isn't passive.ca. And speaking of band names. it's in there somewhere. Brevity as the Essence of Banality: One-Syllable Band Names Perhaps the most loathesome fad in music today is that of the one-syllable band name. we have to stop working. Work is the source of nearly all the misery in the world. a _ludic_ revolution.. There is more to play than child's play. my roomate Scott B and I have compiled the following list: (To our knowledge none of these have been used) Clap Mope Thing Chord Dog Slap Trend Bile Wheeze Essay: Excerpts from THE ABOLITION OF WORK by Bob Black I originally had the entire text of the essay in here.org. in other words. point yer gopher to gopher. enough responses may well spawn an alt. so I edited it down.. It does mean creating a new way of life based on play. Almost any evil you'd care to name comes from working or from living in a world designed for work.

production quotas. so long as the bosses are women. ***** But modern work has worse implications. As much as I treasure the pleasure of torpor. Trotskyists agitate for permanent revolution. But if all the ideologues (as they do) advocate work -. punching-in and -out.and not only because they plan to make other people do theirs -. and with no opportunity for sharing tasks or spreading the work among those who actually have to do it. profitability. for the fun of it. I say we should end employment. of sexual harassment and discrimination. Following Karl Marx's wayward son-in-law Paul Lafargue. Just as clearly." Foucault has complexified this phenomenon but it is simple enough. they just didn't have the machinery to control their subjects as thoroughly as modern despots do.covered from employment-induced exhaustion nearly all of us want to act. exploitation.surveillance. it is an innovative intrusion which must be interdicted at the earliest opportunity. Discipline consists of the totality of totalitarian controls at the workplace -. Among themselves they quibble over the details. It was beyond the capacities of such demonic dictators of yore as Nero and Genghis Khan and Ivan the Terrible. Leisure is nonwork for the sake of work. is just a burden on those who have to do it for forty hours a week with no say in how it should be done. time-disciplined safety-valve called "leisure". ***** Liberals say we should end employment discrimination. productivity. Even if the task has a quantum of intrinsic interest (as increasingly many jobs don't) the monotony of its obligatory exclusivity drains its ludic potential. Like the surrealists -. People don't just work. . Marxists think we should be bossed by bureaucrats. Nor am I promoting the managed. for a reasonably limited time. for the profit of owners who contribute nothing to the project. Libertarians think we should be bossed by businessmen. Discipline is the distinctively diabolical modern mode of control. Unions and management agree that we ought to sell the time of our lives in exchange for survival. These experts who offer to do our thinking for us rarely share their conclusions about work.they are strangely reluctant to say so." One person does one productive task all the time on an or-else basis.except that I'm not kidding -. imposed work tempos. of bonehead bosses exploiting and scapegoating their subordinates who -. they have "jobs. working conditions. Conservatives support right-to-work laws. Feminists don't care which form bossing takes.I favor full _un_employment. for all its saliency in the lives of all of us. The degradation which most workers experience on the job is the sum of assorted indignities which can be denominated as "discipline. The main difference between work and leisure is that at work at least you get paid for your alienation and enervation. But capitalism in the real world subordinates the rational maximization of productivity and profit to the exigencies of organizational control. Leisure is time spent recovering from work and in the frenzied but hopeless attempt to forget about work. etc.by any rational/technical criteria -. A "job" that might engage the energies of some people.should be calling the shots. rote-work. For all their bad intentions. I agitate for permanent revelry. They'll gladly talk about anything but work itself. Clearly these ideology-mongers have serious differences over how to divvy up the spoils of power. hours. Many people return from vacations so beat that they look forward to returning to work so they can rest up. This is the real world of work: a world of bureaucratic blundering. it's never more rewarding than when it punctuates other pleasures and pastimes. It is something historically original and horrible. although they haggle over the price. none of them have any objection to power as such and all of them want to keep us working. Leftists favor full employment. I support the right to be lazy. To be ludic is not to be quaaludic. ***** The alternative to work isn't just idleness. They will carry on endlessly about wages. Discipline is what the factory and the office and the store share with the prison and the school and the mental hospital. far from it.

returning from work. Their obedience training at work carries over into the families _they_ start. As Smith observed: "The understandings of the greater part of men are necessarily formed by their ordinary employments. not only transports itself at its own expense to and from the workplace. Because of work. thus reproducing the system in more ways than one. but its real names are factory fascism and office oligarchy. has no occasion to exert his understanding. Coal and steel don't do that. Adam Smith in _The_Wealth_of_Nations_.***** The demeaning system of domination I've described rules over half the waking hours of a majority of women and the vast majority of men for decades. Robinson in one of his gangster movies exclaimed. identified the unorganized. Free time is a euphemism for the peculiar way labor. The man whose life is spent in performing a few simple operations. are habituated to hierarchy and psychologically enslaved. and recovering from work.. "it does not compute.Milton Friedman. that it has no effect on the formation of character. Lathes and typewriters don't do that. unorganizable malaise of the 1970's and since. People who are regimented all their lives. the one which cannot be exploited and so is ignored. Work is a much better explanation for the creeping cretinization all around us than even such significant moronizing mechanisms as television and education. RELAX! -------footnote . work would _still_ make a mockery of all humanistic and democratic aspirations. Their aptitude for autonomy is so atrophied that their fear of freedom is among their few rationally grounded phobias. monotonous work. in defiance of any plausible psychology and the ideology of its boosters. It does not figure in any text by any laissez-faire economist -. He generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature to become. Bell. He was right. Anybody who says these people are "free" is lying or stupid. And let's pretend that work isn't as boring and tiring and humiliating as we all know it really is. Free time is mostly devoted to getting ready for work..industrialism. and into politics. Richard Posner -. in their terms." Here. No wonder Edward G. as a factor of production. Even then.. Let's pretend. The only thing "free" about so-called free time is that it doesn't cost the boss anything. If you do boring. stupid. "Work is for saps!" ***** As Bell notes. Murray Rothbard. we keep looking at our watches. as they used to say on _Star_Trek_. You are what you do.because. For certain purposes it's not too misleading to call our system democracy or capitalism or -. for most of their lifespans. ***** Let's pretend for a moment that work doesn't turn people into stultified submissives. in a few blunt words. but assumes primary responsibility for its own maintenance and repair.. going to work. and monotonous. chances are you'll end up boring. stupid. the Golden Age of Eisenhower imbecility and American self-satisfaction. the one identified in HEW's report _Work_in_America_. they'll likely submit to hierarchy and expertise in everything." Workers of the world. culture and everything else. is my critique of work.better still -.. for all his enthusiasm for the market and the division of labor. was more alert to (and more honest about) the seamy side of work than Ayn Rand or the Chicago economists or any of Smith's modern epigones. They're used to it.. no matter what we do. just because it usurps so much of our time. Once you drain the vitality from people at work. Socrates said that manual laborers make bad friends and bad citizens because they have no time to fulfill the responsibilities of friendship and citizenship. writing in 1956. handed to work from school and bracketed by the family in the beginning and the nursing home in the end. the one no political tendency is able to harness.

7850 21. I mean even Nietzsche said we have to "do away with millions of bungled humans". and though in its dreadful fits of resentment it appears occasionally to devour its unsightly .7985 5.3800 19.8175 18.2000 10.9600 RCMP INTERPOL INTERPOL RCMP RCMP RCMP RCMP RCMP RCMP INTERPOL INTERPOL INTERPOL RCMP INTERPOL INTERPOL RCMP INTERPOL RCMP RCMP RCMP RCMP RCMP POL OPP Canada Alberta.4450 6.8200 41. translated or excerpted freely. Contacts as of April 1989: Bob Black can be reached at P. Orlando FL 32854. Tangerine Network can be reached at P. is of all monsters the most fatal to freedom. his methods cancelled out any genuine insight he may have had into this topic.-------This essay is in the public domain.7850 4. Windsor. I'm going to leave Hitler right out of this. but he was trying to make a point.1300 19. Canada Canada Canada Canada Canada Worldwide Primary Primary Canada Worldwide Wordwide-primary Canada Worldwide Canada Canada Canada Canada Mobiles for 41. This ASCII file version was produced by Tangerine Network.820 Hamilton Guelph Correctional Centre London.6200 14.3600 21.O. in my book.7920 7. Albany NY 12220.3900 14.6325 4. Any method to this madness? Judge for yourself. Box 2159. Woodstock Glob o Quotes: Eugenics A nasty politcally incorrect word? Perhaps. but totally ignorant of the quarter from which they originate. It may be distributed.8600 41.5930 4.5000 9.7765 4.6600 41. which is generally the growth of a redundant population goaded by a resentment for real sufferings. Niagara Falls.8075 24. Box 547014.7880 3. This issue's topic: some Canadian police radio frequencies. Strathroy Peterborough. NWT worldwide worldwide Canada Night Freq. heh) This will be a regular feature in BLAST:famy. For Informational Purposes Only (heh.1100 41. It fosters a prevailing tyranny and engenders one where it was not.O.7650 4. Newcastle. 2. Here's what other historical figures have said on the subject (people with much lower derangement-to-intelligence quotients than der Fuehrer): Thomas Malthus (1798): A mob. He didn't actually go out and attempt it.

(I can't remember who said this but): Heredity is stored environment. If political discontents were blended with cries of hunger. the name no longer connotes the same [peoples]. Galton. from the heroes of the great ages. Alfred Russel Wallace (1872): In one of my latest conversations with Darwin. than. Further.. It is a deliberate storing up of miseries for future generations.. he expressed himself very gloomily on the future of humanity. There is no greater curse to posterity than that of bequeathing them an increasing population of imbeciles. that each generation will be congenitally stupider than its predecessor. is a different being. and we shall become gradually incapable of weilding the science we already have. we must expect. Bertrand Russell (1930): The most intelligent individuals on average breed least. and do not breed enough to keep their numbers constant.. and a revolution were to take place by the instrumentality of a mob clamouring for want of food. Count Arthur de Gobineau (1853): The word _degenerate_ when applied to a people means (as it ought to mean) that the people has no longer the same intrinsic value as it had before. on the ground that in our modern civilization natural selection had no play. Of the tendancy of mobs to produce tyranny we may not.. that genius . the _degenerate_ man properly so called. In other words. through the admirable labours of Mr. Unless new incentives are discovered to induce them to breed they will soon not be sufficiently numerous to supply the intelligence needed for maintaining a highly technical and elaborate system. because it no longer has the same blood in it's veins.tends to be inherited. be long without an example in this country . yet no sooner is the horrid deed committed. in fact. . at any rate. perhaps. it immediately groans with a new birth. however unwilling it may be to propagate such a breed..offspring. and the fittest did not survive. Charles Darwin (1871): We now know. a bloody career of which nothing but the establishment of some complete despotism could arrest.. Herbert Spencer (1881): Fostering the good-for-nothing at the expense of the good is an extreme cruelty. though the nation still bears the same name given by its founders. for the next hundred years. the man of a _decadent_ time. the consequences would be unceasing carnage...

and television would have to become more sophisticated. Next issue due whenever we get our hands on some more doobage. Later.org. we are also. Schools would have to teach differently. .. sign me up!. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++SUBSCRIPTION INFO+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ email pwcasual@io. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ . you wouldn't recognize things..Aldous Huxley (1958): In this second half of the twentieth century we do nothing systematic about our breeding. but in our random and unregulated way we are not only overpopulating our planet. making sure that these greater numbers shall be of biologically poorer quality. books. it would seem. Arthur Jensen (1985): There's no doubt that you could breed for intelligence in humans the way you breed for milk in cows or eggs in chickens. in the text of your message say something along the lines of.PW. and we will. Magazines. newspapers. If you were to raise the average IQ just one standard deviation.