04 December 2011

Phillip Glass Meets OWS

The other night OWS attended (outside on the sidewalk) the opera Satyagraha at Lincoln Center and afterword, composer Phillip Glass joined the protesters to read/repeat (as is his wont) this brief passage from the Bhaghavad Gita:
"When righteousness withers away and evil rules the land, we come into being, age after age, and take visible shape, and move, a man among men, for the protection of good, thrusting back evil and setting virtue on her seat again."
I have to say that Glass orchestrated this in a superbly democratic manner.

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