By Cary McNeal
Truth: using maggots to scrub wounds has confirmed to be powerful for sufferers who don't reply to conventional treatments.
FACT: The Icelandic dish hákarl is beheaded basking shark that's buried within the flooring for 6 to twelve weeks to putrefy sooner than it really is eaten.
FACT: Used throughout the Dutch insurrection, rat torture concerned trapping rodents less than a bowl on a prisoner's belly then heating the bowl's external so the animals may devour in the course of the victim's flesh to attempt to escape.
FACT: the common individual selections his nostril 5 instances each hour, sometimes consuming what he picks.
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13 The band's^ image will be tarnished, and the name and mark "U2" and 14 the goodwill associated with it, will be substantially harmed as a 15 result of defendants' deception which will lead consumers to 16 purchase what they believe to be a U2 album, oftly to find a 17 recording containing such lyrics. 18 19 24. "U2 Negativland" gives every indication that it is a 20 U2 album, and there is nothing in the artwork or otherwise which 21 indicates that that is not the case. Thus, some unwitting 22 consumers, upon purchasing and listening to the "U2 Negativland" 23 recording, might well conclude that U2 has made a poor quality and 24 offensive recording, thus further unlawfully tarnishing the band's 25 reputation and image, and the enormously valuable "U2" name and 26 mark.
This statement, we hope, is a more humane attempt at reasonable discourse about artistic integrity and the artless, humorless legalism that controls corporate music today. We've included a small sampling (excuse the expression) from the large stack of legal documents that arrived from Island's attorneys dripping with the unyielding intimidation of money and power. That preliminary stack of documents, 180 pages in all, cost Island approximately $10,000 to produce (they ultimately spent over $55,000 to stop us).
Jazz and rock are full of this too. The music business can try to reach the end of this century pretending that there is something wrong with this, or they can begin to acknowledge the truth and make way for reality. Perceptually and philosophically, it is an uncomfortable wrenching of common sense to deny that once something hits the airwaves, it is literally in the public domain. The fact that the owners of culture and its material distribution are able to claim this isn't true belies their total immersion in a reality-on-paper.
Are You Sh*tting Me?: 1,004 Facts That Will Scare the Crap Out of You by Cary McNeal