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Heading west, in order to clear the moonshine belt, we come across people travelling east through mining towns that have been forgotten for everything except the minerals they produce every year. Such is entertainment: we were always eager to see our town put on the map. But entertainment has the mysterious quality of highlighting arbitrary places--for instance, but not limited to, the places where entertainers live--as being everything but arbitrary. Some people know--for instance, but not limited to, those that are homeless--that every place is the same arbitrary place, for what it lacks.

An entertainer, who may or may not have been homeless, but in contrast to entertainers of his nationality was certainly hopeless, is an example of how England was put on the map. In a world of uphill battles, the tendency is to forget. But we can find ourselves struggling--and not for a short time--across a plateau because we didn't change our attitude. This doesn't require us to get out of our chairs, but some people prefer demonstrative morality.

State-of-the-art equipment, not to mention business-like triple-bladed helicopters with cameras, that could investigate all the swimming pools in thousands of hectares, went with an annual event which put a place on the map that was the furtherest thing from arbitrary--for the entertainer called 'yours truly' living there. But there's a catch: state-of-the-art equipment works like magic, and it isn't a secret that those who create creative tools are creating with light (if they seem heavy, light isn't always as light as a feather).

Putting aside the public domain, we put aside Theory. Scaling a plateau, inch by inch, is what comes to mind. Having to tell friends that they can't have magical tools without magic has been a great challenge, because no-one really believes in magic. We most certainly do believe that there's only one way to give up; when we start producing something the words, artificial intelligence, will be bestowed on us as a gift.

Making graphs that work on graphs does seem to be an activity that deserves a catchier word than programme. But will it give us the will to live?

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