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Hello and welcome to the seventh issue of
SMILE, an international magazine
devoted to the concrete
adjustment of physical reality.
The eighth issue of SMILE
) contained a
devastating critique of the Neoist Cultural , a
critique so persuasive that it invalidated the last remnants of the
once important Neoist movement.
Because this issue of SMILE is directly
conerned with Neoists and
Neoism, we have chosen to give it the
issue number 7. Our hope is that we will be remembered for
our complex understanding of chronological practice and as having
accepted the destruction of our movement from this obscure temporal
angle. We will continue to be chronologically faithful to events
'as they occur,' and we are fully aware that this process will be
of great help to future historians who will catalog
Neoism along with all other impotent
'currents' of the century and perhaps those to come. This is our
There are many places we could begin, the most obvious being to describe
our previous activities or to create some defining catch phrase to
explain Neoism. Eventually we will
seem guilty of both these approaches, although our guilt will be mined
from a strong sense of contradiction. We have no history and in this
sense we are not individuals. This 'timelessness' is the negative
mirror of the 'timelessness' of
culture.' If you want a vision of the
future, imagine the past (artificially) extended forever. However,
we wish to resist this situation. The most obvious reason for this
is that we do not want to be controlled. As a corollary to this
desire, we do not have any coherent ideology or sense of purpose.
The most obvious reason for this is to experimentally determine
whether it is possible to live actively without a sense of purpose.
Naturally, this situation prevents us from controlling one another.
WE WANT WAR WITH YOU. JOIN US.