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Mary Jo Salter
We asked Mary Jo Salter to write on the following:
You know the way everybody is into weirdness right now? Books in all the supermarkets about the Bermuda Triangle, UFOs, how the Mayans invented television, that kind of thing. Well the way I see it it's exactly the same. There ain't no difference between a flying saucer or a time machine.
People get so hung up on specifics, they miss out on seeing the whole thing. Take South America for example. Every year in South America thousands of people turn up missing. Nobody knows where they go. They just disappear. But if you think for a minute, realize something, there had to be a time when there was no people right? Well where did all these people come from? I'll tell you where: the future. Where did all these people disappear to? The past. How did they get there? Flying saucers, which are really -- yeah you got it -- time machines.
-- Miller [Tracey Walter], Repo Man