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We've known Two Cultures, and we know the blame
Lies with the scientists. It always does
In talks like this.

         And so it may surprise
You all that I'd assign the greater fault 
To Art (though there's enough to go around).
It's Art Folk, after all, who run in fear
From hypertext.  A scientist, at least, 
Might first look for some evidence, and would know
That righteous-seeeming answers can be wrong. 
In art, few now believe an answer is an answer.
Process is what matters, and politics:
Allegiance to the cause, the working class,
To gender, theory, race, or to your budget.

Harsh words, I know, but notice that they use
Art to attack itself. Let this suffice
To show why multivalence is not a vice.