Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Oils Fit

Beth Curran bcurran@columbus.rr.com
Tue, 18 Mar 2003 21:05:47 -0500

Yup, Minutes to Midnight says it all.  I had a major blue fit yesterday
after putting RSIS in, too many songs there are applicable to our
wonderful situation right now.  I'll need to retire that one for a few


Illegitimi non carborundum - Beth

-----Original Message-----
From: powderworks-admin@cs.colorado.edu
[mailto:powderworks-admin@cs.colorado.edu] On Behalf Of Tari, Vince
Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 5:19 PM
To: powderworks@cs.colorado.edu
Subject: RE: [Powderworks] Oils Fit

A few lines from these 2 songs sum up the feeling for me at the moment ;

>From Blossom & Blood - 
"All the people with dreams, all mothers with sons 
All people with dreams never woken at night by the sound of guns"

>From Minutes to Midnight -
"I look at the clock on the wall 
It says three minutes to midnight 
Faith is blind when we're so near"

"I.C.B.M's, S.S.20's they lie so dormant they got so many "

No explanation required really.


-----Original Message-----
From: Bruce Robertson [mailto:the_oil_fish@yahoo.ca]
Sent: Wednesday, 19 March 2003 8:10 AM
To: powderworks@cs.colorado.edu
Subject: [Powderworks] Oils Fit

Greetings Fellow Workers of the World,
Some of us have been sharing how the Oils have surfaced in surprising
almost mystical ways during the day to day living out of our lives.
the current crisis, the Oils seem to speak louder than ever and, as
directly to the heart of the matter. So here's a question:
Which Oils song seems most relevant to the drama unfolding in the Cradle
Western Civilization?
I find myself humming "KOSCIUSKO" lately. "Call off the ultimatum until
yesterday" and "No stranger to brutality...no end to the hostility..."
especially "older than Kosciusko" really resonate. There are a score or
other tunes, but KOS gets my vote for the most relevant in light of last
night's presidential address.
Please, no need to comment on your own hawk or dove orientation (or
else's)  just what you hear the songs saying.   :)
bruce in calgary
"Where is the hope of a clean tomorrow?
Hope only offers when justice is coming,
Now is the time to heal"  ~ MO

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