[-empyre-] Hurricane Sandy

{ brad brace } bbrace at eskimo.com
Wed Oct 31 11:08:26 EST 2012

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On Tue, 30 Oct 2012, Timothy Morton wrote:

> Hi all,
> In answer to Cynthia, there are lots of reasons. During
> Katrina some people stayed to look after their pets, for
> instance.
> But in general, humans seem reluctant to admit the scope
> of the nonhuman forces they have unleashed since the late
> eighteenth century.
> I'd go not with facing down demons, but more in the
> direction of hunkering down in a minimal world, since
> world as such does not exist--evaporating since 1780 ish,
> as Sandy only underlines that fact.

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