99 Theses, by Michael McClure

1. MAN IS A CARNIVORE EXPERIENCING HIMSELF. 
2. MAN IS A MAMMAL. 
3. THE UNIVERSE IS THE MESSIAH. 
4. THE CREATURE IS ONE BEING. 
5. ONE BEING IS POLYTHEISM. 
6. THE 27 SENSES ARE EXTRUSIONS OF MESSIAH. 
7. THE SENSES ARE GODS AND GODDESSES. 
8. THE MAMMAL & THE STAR ARE EQUAL. 
9. THE STARS ARE A GAS. 
10. THE GALAXIES ARE A LIQUID. 
11. ALL LIFE IS A MEAT SCULPTURE FREED OF TIME, SPACE & DIMENSION. 
12. THIS SOCIETY IS A CAGE FOR THE MAMMAL. 
13. ALL CREATURES OF WING, FIN, FUR, TENTACLE, PROTOPLASM — ARE EQUAL. 
14. THE PANDA IS A PEACOCK. 
15. MAN IS A PANDA. 
16. THE SALMON IS A MAN. 
17. THE WOLF SINGS. 
18. CARBON, HYDROGEN, NITROGEN, OXYGEN, SULFUR. 
19. THE STAR IS A SUN. 
20. CHILDREN ARE FREE. 
21. THE BODY IS A CHILD. 
22. THEISM REJECTS THE MESSIAH. 
23. THE PHYSIOLOGICAL BODY IS PURE SPIRIT. 
24. EACH SELF IS MANY SELVES. 
25. THE INVISIBLE EXTENSIONS OUTWARD ARE AS COMPLEX AS THE VISIBLE EXTENSIONS INWARD. 
26. THE SENSORIUM, MEMORIES, AND GENES — ARE CONSTELLATIONS. 
27. ALL CONSTELLATIONS ARE ONE CONSTELLATION. 
28. LIFE SURGES. 
29. EXTINCTION IS AN APPEARANCE. 
30. THE SNOW LEOPARD IS A WORM ELF. 
31. EARTH IS A SNOW LEOPARD. 
32. LIFE IS TOPOLOGICAL COMPLEXITY. 
33. WEALTH IS ENERGY. 
34. ELECTRONICS DEVOLVE FROM THIS STAR. 
35. THERE IS NOT INTELLIGENCE BUT INTELLIGENCES. 
36. CRUELTY, TORTURE, SELFISHNESS, VANITY ARE BORING. 
37. EACH MAMMAL DESERVES. 
38. THE SLOTH AND THE EAGLE ARE EQUAL — MEN ARE EQUAL IN THE SAME WAY. 
39. THERE ARE, AND ARE NOT, MOLECULES AND ATOMS. 
40. ONLY THE SELVES CAN DOMESTICATE THE SELF-DOMESTICATED. 
41. MAN AND THE DOG ARE SELF-DOMESTICATED. 
42. MEN FEED WILD MUSTANGS TO DOGS, AND WHALES TO CATS. 
43. THE SEA URCHIN IS A GREAT PHILOSOPHER. 
44. PLATO EQUALS CHARLIE CHAPLIN — JESUS IS ANACREON. 
45. MONEY IS FUNNY. 
46. THE DOLLAR IS A COLLAR. 
47. CLOVER IS A CREATURE. 
48. THERE IS ENOUGH WATER FOR ALL WHO SHOULD BE. 
49. EVERYTHING IS NATURAL. 
50. REASON IS BEAUTY. 
51. MEAT IS THOUGHT. 
52. THE GREEKS WERE THE LAST TO DEIFY THE SENSES. 
53. MONOTONY IS MADNESS. 
54. THE FRONTIER IS OUTSIDE. 
55. THE FRONTIER IS INSIDE. 
56. LIFE BEGINS WITH COILING-MOLECULES & NEBULAE. 
57. RELIGION, MATERIALISM, POLITICS, PROGRESS, TECHNOLOGY-ARE EVANGELISMS. 
58. EVANGELISMS ARE PROLIFERATIONS OF MONOTONY. 
59. REVOLUTION IS SENTIMENT. 
60. REVOLT IS BIOLOGICAL. 
61. THE LIGHT ON YOUR FINGERTIPS IS STARLIGHT. 
62. PROPORTION AS MEASUREMENT IS FALSITY. 
63. THE BLACK MAN IS NOT THE PINK MAN OR THE YELLOW — THEY ARE MAMMALS. 
64. DREAD THE POLITICO AND PREACHER WHO CAN DELINEATE A MESSIAH. 
65. NATIONS ARE FALSE DIVISIONS OF CONTINENTS. 
66. CITIES ARE SWIRLS OF POPULATION. 
67. IT IS NATURAL TO DROWN IN CITIES — IT IS NATURAL TO SWIM IN WAVES. 
68. THERE IS ONE LANGUAGE — GESTURE, VOICE AND VIBRATION OF BODY. 
69. YOUTH IS CLUBBED WHEN IT RISES OR OPENS. 
70. THE BODY IS ELF LAND. 
71. THE CHILD IS A BEAST OF BURDEN — HE IS USED FOR WAR. 
72. LIFE IS NOT REST BUT ACTION. 
73. LIGHT AND DARKNESS ARE ARBITRARY DIVISIONS. 
74. THE FIST IS REAL — THE MACHINE GUN, BOMB, NAPALM, ARE FANTASIES OF COMMUNICATION. 
75. PROPAGANDA IS NARCOSIS. 
76. POPULATION IS AN ADDICTION. 
77. LOVE CAN ONLY BE MADE, OR INVENTED, WITH MEAT. 
78. PRISONS AND COURTROOMS ARE MONOTONY. 
79. WAR IS ONE COLOR. 
80. THE PUSSY WILLOW, THE REDWOOD, THE BUTTERFLY — ARE BLOSSOMS. 
81. MADNESS IS TEMPORARY AND NATURAL. 
82. WHERE THE BODY IS — THERE ARE ALL THINGS. 
83. SOUL IS BORING — SPIRIT FLIES. 
84. THE CRICKET IS A WARRIOR AND A GOD OF MUSIC. 
85. THE FALCON IS A CLOSE AND TEMPORARY ACQUAINTANCE. 
86. ANY SEXUAL GROUP IS APPARENTLY NATURAL. 
87. CLEANLINESS IS UNDEFINABLE AND AS NATURAL AS FILTH. 
88. DRUGS ARE BRIEF ALCHEMY. 
89. MORALE IS VIGOR. 
90. THE YOUNG CREATURE IS AGILE. 
91. THE OLDER CREATURE IS STRONG. 
92. WISDOM, MEMORY, IMAGINATION, ARE SENSORY — CONSTELLATIONS OF INTELLECTIVE MEAT. 
93. MODERATION DERIVES FROM MULTIPLICITY OF EXPERIENCE. 
94. NOW SUCKS. 
95. PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE AND DIMENSIONS ARE A FIELD FOR BALANCE. 
96. LUCK IS A CREATION OF THE MEAT. 
97. LUCK AND MEAT ARE DIVINE. 
98. THE EYE AND TONGUE ARE A FIELD OF CREATURES. 
99. MEAT’ IS A MOVING CAVE IN THE SOLID AIR.