Q744 Transcript

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Jones: You must take note not to uh, to talk during news. It’s important to absorb the news. It’s absolutely essential to ab– (tape edit)

(several moments of blank tape)

Jones: The– the day will begin uh– begin at 7:30 and end at 1:30. You hear what I’m saying? 7:30 and 8:30 to one. You follow what I’m saying? Tell your neighbor, important because it’s a real science. Something I’ve done that you can’t understand by natural law. Paranormal. Tell them. It’s important. It’s a real science.

Voices in crowd: (Unintelligible) (radio static and interference) (tape edit)

Jones: –I’ll take a vote. (tape edit) Attention. The movie, The Day of the Jock– Jackal will be shown. I think you ought to study that ‘til you identify with it, ‘til you identify with the characters when you have time. But some’ve said that they would prefer it be– it’s only seven to– quarter of twelve. They would prefer getting up the regular time and getting off earlier.

Voices in crowd: Yeah!

Jones: Well, I want us to see. Let’s see the vote. Depending upon the vote. Who would rather get up the regular time and get off early? How many would prefer not to?

Woman: Yeah, I voted.

Jones: How many prefer not to? You ought to vote how you feel.

Woman: (unintelligible)

Jones: Well, where are you– what departments are you in?

Woman: (unintelligible)

Jones: What is it?

Woman: (unintelligible)

Jones: No, no. Sometimes (Unintelligible word) think different, to trust one’s conscience. What– What do you do? What do you– what department do you–

Voice in crowd: (unintelligible)

Jones: What’s that?

Voice in crowd: (unintelligible)

Jones: Oh, that’s a problem. (short laugh) You and– do you and Don have to do both the same? That’s a problem.

Male in crowd: We do individual work.

Jones: Do you do individual work?

Woman: (unintelligible)

Jones: Well, okay, if you’re sure. I just thought it was an idea of time to get extra time to sleep. But uh, you people– some of you people won’t sleep. I don’t know what– uh, is with you.

Voices in crowd: (unintelligible)

Jones: Uh– Okay, [Eugene] Chaikin, he can (Stumbles over words)– he wanted to– he can start his day later and do his work as he pleases. When is it? It’s going to be a late breakfast. Who else was it back there wanted to start later, but I want to– I’ve got to clear you now.

Woman: (unintelligible)

Jones: Maria McCann? She can do hers. Maria McCann. Clear. Who else? Jane [Mutschmann]? I don’t know why you couldn’t. Is it all right? Don? Is there something that you jointly– you– you start yours and go on later, ‘cause I know you’ll do your work. Where is (Unintelligible name)? Okay. Who else wants to do it? I want be as democratic as possible. I love you so much. You don’t know how much I love you. You’ll never know. You’ll never know. Is that all? Is that all? Is that all?

Woman: (unintelligible)

Jones: S-h-h-h! Who?

Voices in crowd: John Harris.

Jones: John Harris? Where– Where is he? He’s in uh– the medical, is it?

Voices in crowd: (unintelligible)

Male in crowd: He’s in the field–

Jones: He’s in the field ‘til the doctor gets back? Okay. Where? What field’s he in?

Male in crowd: Uh, ground provisions.

Jones: Ground provisions, okay. Fine. John Harris– Now don’t– don’t argue with ‘em in the kitchen, but anybody that’s name I don’t call– yes, Richardell [Perkins]? Is that Richardell? Where– where is it?

Woman: (unintelligible)

Jones: Oh, Jesus, she’s a server, huh? Well? A wish is a wish is a wish. Is there any way that somebody can uh, can carry on with the things she can do? Hmm?

Voices in crowd: (unintelligible)

Jones: You can do with an option and you go on and help with the kitchen later on. Okay. Is that it?

Child: Thank you, Dad.

Voices in crowd: (unintelligible)

Jones: What?

Voices in crowd: (unintelligible)

Jones: Peace? Joicy [Clark]? I didn’t catch– I didn’t catch it, so somebody tell– Please don’t mumble. You’re defeating your own purpose.

Voices in crowd: They changed their mind!

Jones: They changed their mind, all right. Did you be sure to tell those three things? With all the awesome three things that happened, like three parliament members dying on March tenth in three years. I think you ought to realize I’ve wan– wandered into something about threes. Please do it. If you haven’t done it, be sure you have. I feel urgent that you do it.

(several moments of unintelligible conversation) (tape edit)

Jones: (singing) You heal this body/ I’ll cleanse his mind/ I know, I know, socialism is–

(people singing in background)

(tape edit)

Male in crowd: –come up off the floor.

End of tape

Tape originally posted December 2009

Originally posted on June 16th, 2013.

Last modified on March 27th, 2014.
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