Re: [-empyre-] 2 wr[b]yte

Dear Folks,

The Chinese made scratches on turtle shells.

The Phoenicians made bird claw scratch in clay.

The Greeks could write left to right than right to left then back etc.- boustrophedon- the way they plowed.

The Romans saw text- textera- as weaving.

The Polynesians made maps out of string and stick and stone.

When my father was little he wrote with eagle feathers.

I saw my uncle compose and drop hot lead poems from his linotype machine.

I try to do all of the above at once on my computer.

I know people love to emulate Mr and Mrs Veneering and have everything bran new.

I believe that it is as grave a human error to believe that only what is new is good as it is to believe that only what is old is good. For an artist everything is good.

What is bad is to be dead.

Your Friend,


----- Original Message ----- From: "_dream.thick[ener]_" <>
To: "soft_skinned_space" <>
Sent: Saturday, October 08, 2005 7:09 PM
Subject: Re: [-empyre-] 2 wr[b]yte

At 07:08 AM 9/10/2005, fwrote:

1. Etymologically, "to write" means: to tear, scratch, cut.



_taw[t(h)or]ny_furred poetics.


Thus "to write"
points to the basic cut (or the differentiation) that makes a difference,
that in-forms by creating information, meaning, sense.


[Insertion of Current.Statement.of.Dialogical.M(funeral.meaning).Pyre(s+damaged)N.tent(s)]:


Or with George
Spencer Brown: "Draw a distinction, and you create a universe."


Thus, when I
think about 'digital writing' I have to do with a doubled or better: a
self-referential notion.


Aesthetically, digital writing - for me - is
concerned with the processes, conditions and potential of writing in its
pure sense.


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