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“Look! The cat is afraid of the cucumber.”

“Oh my god!”

“Look! The man fell off the table.”

“Oh my god!”

“It was full to the brim and I swallowed all of it!”

“Oh my god!”

“Oh my god! I can’t believe you did that!”

“And then he was like, “I don’t know”, and I was like, “what, never?” and he was like, “no.””

“Oh my god!”

 

“I would like to be a bit more shallow every day. Oh my god!”

“I would like to squash the whole of everything down into my little box. Oh my god!”

“I would like to repeat and repeat a certain word, I want to blurt it and burp it and snort it and fart it until I have pummelled and pummelled it into utter submission; until it has no meaning left at all. Oh my  god!”

“Oh let me be deaf, oh let me be dumb. Oh my god!

“Oh let me be blind. Oh my god!

“Oh let me be bound to the will of the day, oh let me be mute. Oh my god!

“Oh let me have nothing of meaning to say. Oh my god!

“Oh my god, oh my god, oh my god, oh my god, oh my let be empty of seeking and sense. I am worth it and oh, my god.”

 

Faithful to Science

In addition to photons and electrons, quarks and gluons, and things like that, there are other realities we have to reckon with, things like logic and mathematics, aesthetics, and also moral principles. For example, the principle that you shouldn’t squash, bribe, degrade, impoverish, do violence to or in any way objectify other people, but rather nourish, encourage, respect, feed, protect and pay attention to them. Continue reading

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