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May 15, 2006

do not Meddle in the affairs of Wizards --- stop NSA domestic spying

This week, it turned out that the NSA has the world's largest database. This kind of mass surveillance is as repugnant as it is inevitable.

Inevitable or no, one has a certain emotional reaction to these kind of watershed events; and one processes such emotions through the creation of art. Thus.

do not Meddle in the affairs of Wizards --- stop NSA domestic spying

Just because it's technically feasible, doesn't mean it should be legal. Just look at Napster.

2006.05.18
Heh, thanks for the compliment in the comments, Kate! I guess I should have clarified that it's art-as-in-Andy-Warhol not art-as-in-Michaelangelo!

I can draw, but not like Alan Lee! I gleefully appropriated that drawing, which is a production sketch from Fellowship of the Ring! But I applied a photoshop filter to it, all by myself ;)