From: Carl Steadman
To: A secret invitation-only list run by Michael Sippey
Subject: The Thump of Fallen Icons
"Suffice it to say that in our view the premises of
revolution, on the cultural as well as on the strictly
political level, are not only ripe, they have begun to
We have been lulled to sleep. Safety is not in numbers!
The Digital Revolution is in danger of being lost to
profiteers and opportunists, to hollow souls and weak minds.
At first, I believed my rallying cry to be, "Purge all
lurkers!" The Times and Time-Warner alike, they are mere
But then, I realized.
What we need is a sacrifice.
So I admit myself to exile, for the greater good.
Do this in memory of me,