“The Final Judgement”

Michael Peach

Having incarnated, through technology,
The hydra-headed archetype of Hell;
Having thus created Auschwitz and atom bombs,
Nuclear waste, oil wells and laser beams,
Through the limitless abyss of Cyberspace
And so-called Virtual Reality
Insatiable, satanic Western men
Are now in practice forcing unripe children
At the mere touch of a "mouse" in their home or classroom
To choose whether or not to experience
Images more evil than they could have imagined.

10 November 1995

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