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Kipling has McAndrews exclaim, above, that he has no doubt about the machine, but what about the man, "So far, O Lord, from Thee." Nice to see an early expression of concern for the working man. For some reason this calls to mind the scene of Charlie Chaplin going around the huge gears and crank shafts of a huge steam engine in one of his silent flicks, way before my time, but so was Kipling.

In Mexico, they have an expression, something to the effect of, Poor Mexico, so close to America, and so far from God.

Somehow, I think this can be applied to StatNisland, so close to NooYawk, and so far from Gawd.

-well, I got this load off my chest; hope you'll have as much fun with it as I did.

-rs



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