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First Person: Massive Attack V Adam Curtis

above: The Park Avenue Armory Drill Hall, Photo by Susane Berger The multi-media spectacle of the fall thundered through the Park Avenue Armory’s military airs with all of the pomp and circumstance of the pope arriving, or rather some great dictator, rolling through taking his victory lap, the press outlets blindly congratulating, the masses gathering, huddled together to hear the booming voice of certainty wash over them and make them feel secure, informed, and more than anything, that their hands have become just a little more clean after having heard the master’s commencement address. NOW FIND YOUR OWN WAY HOME read the final banner on the 9 massive screens, all among confetti raining down upon us, lamenting the conclusion to a supposed hard journey that we should congratula...