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A meditation on antonyms and etymological activism

Douglas Cole, on the discourse of salvage ethnography: . . . The insights into the significance of collecting and exhibitions and the motivations and world views that stood behind them are an important contribution to our understanding of European, American, … Continue reading

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I went searching for an antonym

for salvage. And the slippery lickery mercury cool slideroll of the word flashed a grin. Rescue, retain, restore, recover, save, retrieve those objects that are not yours as though they were once yours, as though they are now yours, saved, … Continue reading

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my little circadian chimera

Narcolepsy dysanea paralysis would Sisyphus and his halfsmiling face agree that man is born free and is everywhere chained, or born, free bouldered heavy pressured to be Camus, by the way, a heartbreaking babe with a weight in his words, … Continue reading

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Writing in progress. Please hold.

Dear blog, I am itching to write about how considering dystopias may be a fruitful way to map utopian changes in actual reality, and how this conversation is starting to emerge out there and create a shift in the nature … Continue reading

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Watching over this inlet

The conventional scores in homemade videos about boating or cruising or sailing these parts tend to prefer folk or country, with whispery female sincerity so precious on the ear, or throttled frank and heartfelt with a meaty twang; some is … Continue reading

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From the rug: A note on Levinas on time

Michael Morgan on Levinas: Levinas actually says precisely this: ‘The future that death gives the future of the event, is not yet time.’¬†. . . ‘[T]he condition of time lies in the relationship between humans or in history.’” This post … Continue reading

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Thursday

From “The Fourth Dimension”: XI Passing on from hypergeometry properly so called, I will not linger amidst “these beings of hyperspace,” as Poincar√© calls them; amidst these inconceivable figures whose parent is hypervolume and which bear fabulous names: hyperspheres, hyperquadrics, … Continue reading

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