[-empyre-] forgetting, oblivion
norie5 at mac.com
Thu Nov 8 20:59:51 EST 2007
> externalization of memory -- essentially a process of putting
> organic memory into a very rigid framework of reduced impression.
> That framework is generated by the techno-social system which
> consequently filters the memory into what vessels that techno-
> social system values.
but don't you think organic memory also gets filtered as it goes in
-- by language, culture... all of which also helps shape that techno-
social system? I wonder if the digital is more reduced or more
noticeable and therefore more annoying in its reduction?
> A thought voice-spoken into the ear is released only for a moment
> from embodied presence as the sonic energy passes from the Self to
> the Other. In the Other it manifests for ever as a changed energy
> state of be-ing.
great concept -- sonic energy -- as a way to talk about the complex
materiality and movements of spoken voice -- sort of feels like one
of those wave-particle things.
ps, given the suspicious header rumour, i'm going to experiment and
not send this as a direct reply to John's post. I have to say i'm
fascinated by the concept of suspicious header -- very mysterious....
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