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Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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28 Nov '13 09:13:11 PM

Isobel Sollenberger—on a verge which is always sustained.

28 Nov '13 09:03:49 PM

Our mindlessness

28 Nov '13 09:02:13 PM

It's as if Kurt Vile and his band have some recollection of rock music—exuberant, surging, joyful swaggering noise—but recognize that they, we, now, cannot just have that, do that; what works instead, for now, is measured, deliberate.

28 Nov '13 08:42:02 PM

The image of a person alone with a book; one way of picturing philosophy.

A person keeping a journal is alone with a book, too. But then, not just a book being read; a book being written.

And not even being read, at least not like any other book. Your journal is never just a book.

And not even in the way that a book you write is not just any book.

28 Nov '13 07:51:25 PM

'… how texts create community through their capacity to coordinate and couple minds.'

28 Nov '13 07:44:21 PM

'In some ways…'

28 Nov '13 05:38:17 PM

One O'Clock Jump.

28 Nov '13 04:16:35 PM

Steam from a mug.

26 Nov '13 02:46:15 AM

'Why not just say straight out: Your money or your life!'