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Cash on the barrelhead

May 27, 2008

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An impractical ‘something’: it haunts the human imagination like wildfire: it is certainly impractical; nothing value-based works very well; and everything, all, is like nothing. Advertisements

A Mirror

May 19, 2008

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A man, looking in the mirror, sees his face changing; the result: he doesn’t know who he is, who is the stranger with thick black hair when the day before his hair was ginger; he had a moustache; a scar on his right cheek.  Now that he looks at himself those things have disappeared; looking back at him, […]

In the tank

May 19, 2008

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This issue: the act of “Looking at an object in a tank full of black ink”: I have no idea what the object is.  Of what to measure it against.   Even if it is there at all.  The only thing I see is the reflection present in the black wafer of glass – the icy node of my […]

New Clothes

May 18, 2008

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Everything changes – .  Looks the same.  Old things come back and I don’t know my own ignorance – at all.  And keep tripping over it.  The grass wires at each step snag my toes – a water of string – the proposition of knowing one’s ignorance is past grasping.  Suppose a glass tank filled with […]

Postmodern Light Switches

May 7, 2008

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So, the light switch as postmodern!  Typically, is a smoothed off ‘rocker’ switch.  It does not protrude from the wall, it is a light switch without a specific click or position – no on or off; the switch position is unreadable, ambiguous.  The act of examining the switch physically yields no information.  It should be simple: but: on or […]

Swimmers

May 5, 2008

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A city: driving at its centre, which was not a centre but an intersection through green lights, it was as if all this was happening in a closed-but-open space, breathable but somewhere one could drown in like a swimming pool; some sort of friction free computer game 3D landscape.  Imagine this swimming pool – one of the old fashioned, […]