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Re: Stockhausen, R.I.P.

In general, invoking "Lucifer" in a positive sense does not further
endear yourself to the sort of audience that doesn't see terrorist
acts as a form of art.


On Dec 8, 2007 7:44 AM, Daryl Shawn <highhorse@mhorse.com> wrote:
> This is what he himself said about it afterward:
> "At the press conference in Hamburg, I was asked if Michael, Eve and
> Lucifer were historical figures of the past and I answered that they
> exist now, for example Lucifer in New York. In my work, I have defined
> Lucifer as the cosmic spirit of rebellion, of anarchy. He uses his high
> degree of intelligence to destroy creation. He does not know love. After
> further questions about the events in America, I said that such a plan
> appeared to be Lucifer's greatest work of art. Of course I used the
> designation "work of art" to mean the work of destruction personified in
> Lucifer. In the context of my other comments this was unequivocal."