We are all Ozymandias (revisited)

“Wendell: ‘It’s a mess, ain’t it, sheriff ?’

 

Sheriff Ed Tom Bell: ‘If it ain’t, it’ll do ‘til a mess gets here.’”

 

–    Cormac McCarthy, No country for old men.

 

 

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We are all Ozymandias (revisited)