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THE BOYS (1): HITLER
bamboo # 86 - anis 15.01.01 - for nader and lucian

now - tell me - who is this guy - that is spreading these bamboo sheets? - can he be - normal? - no way - he thinks - that he must change - the world - just leave me alone - with him - he is just making - trouble -- but why? - what did he do? - well - you know - that's a bit complicated - he is always - invading -- what do you mean? - what is he invading? -- he - how can i - explain - he walks into your front yard - and the worst thing of all is - he takes you by your word - whenever you talk to him - he takes everything - at face value -- but that's okay - isn't it? -- no - it is not okay - i mean - you know how the world is - we say things - just to take a look - i mean - you don't really want to - say something - or decide on something - the thing is - once i gave him - a promise - and he expected me - to keep it - you know - that is the type of guy - that he is - and then you have to - show your colors - he somehow manages - to make you to - this is most annoying -- i heard - he is - a genius -- first of all - he is an asshole - of course his art - is alright - but what can that mean - anyway? - somebody - who has such a strong will - is dangerous - by principle - he is looking for - change - he is looking for - trouble - he should leave people - in peace - and besides - he is incapable - of bearing any criticism -- but every time - i meet him - he is in high spirits - that's bound to have - a reason -- of course - because he destroys everything - that disturbs his good humor - it does not matter - if you ignore him - or criticize him - or look at him in a sinister way - he stays happy - but i don't want him to be - happy -- but just let him - be happy -- well he can be so - at home - but we - are different - did you forget - how miserable the world is? - no dough - trouble at home - bad tv program - and you don't really know - what to do - with your - life - and this man pretends - that it is - a beautiful world - and this surely contradicts - all reality -- yeah - you're right - i don't feel happy myself - but you know - in a way i regret - that there is - nothing big anymore - in the world - there is nothing new - there is nothing - of interest -- in history of course - you find big things - and big people - like - aristotle - or goethe -- tell me - why do people like these - not exist - anymore? -- because - well - because they are dead -- i think - i would not know - how to deal with such a - genius - anyway - i mean - just imagine - to meet someone like that - somewhere - and what would i be supposed to say - to him? -- just forget about that - you will never get - into such a situation - because - they are all dead -- it is in a way - a relieving thought - after all - because when you trust - a big man or woman - then it can easily - go totally wrong -- right - and when there are no big people - then nothing bad - can happen - it may be a bit of a bore - but at least we are - emancipated citizens - and decide ourselves - what we are up to -- exactly - and you oughta know - too - what you can say - in public - and what you rather keep - to yourself -- by the way - did i ever tell you - that i had a phase myself - where i thought - i would be big? - only my father - did not allow -- really? - the same with me - and my big brother -- and my mother -- well - you know - i like my mother -- oh - i like my mother, too - don't misunderstand - but I was wrong - in this matter - anyway -- you see - there just isn't anything big anymore -- exactly