Re: virus: Re: sex

Alex Williams (
Thu, 2 Jan 1997 09:54:53 -0500 (EST)

> No, not Goths-- contemporary gothic.
> subversion of rational order through the portrayal of Nature as an
> unknowable, threatening force-- an amoral, chaotic storm.
> Truth is subjective-- rationality is insanity-- science is magic--
> The truth is out there-- that kind of stuff.
> We are in the midst of a Victorain revival--

Oh, whew, I was becoming frenzied in my disturbance there for a bit.

Suddenly my research in Lovecraft seems applicable here, `the blind,
idiot god, Azathoth; the chaotic nuclear mass.'

The whole renaissance of the Victorian (how's that for mixed-image
metaphor?) is fascinating, but I think you ought to discriminate it
from `millineum fever' which we're also seeing as 2000 rolls ever