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A MACHINE

 

I am like a machine:

I exist, I act, I produce effects, I have a purpose;

And as the machine is not conscious of its purpose,

I am not conscious of mine.

But, I am different from a machine . . .

For a machine's purpose can be defined by its actions and effects produced.

Can mine?

     

 

 

1959


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~1959, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Copyright 1997 by Rodney W. Jenkins, Glendale, California.
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