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This, again, is a religious system of placations in which local Divinities cannot rely on their own inheritors spontaneously to be moved to perform that service which is necessary if a Dreaming is not finally to 'go in', descending into a place of non-utterance, eventual namelessness and, therefore, of worldly oblivion.
And the "giant sucking sound" of American manufacturing jobs cannot be drowned out by the patronizing rhetoric and insincere placations of the major campaigns.