online: 14 january 2022
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i lost the sense of other things . . . . i lost the sense of continuity
. . . the sense of beginning with rectifying the names . . . new things
to do according to new words describing them . . .
i am thinking all the time of the kind of new practicality of things
that are included in the 'planet' or even the 'several planets' which are
our context now . . . that they are becoming reachable . . . ever since
the first moon landing which must have changed people's mind in what we
are and what we are doing on this side of the planet . . . it is as if
we are living somewhere else . . .
we are doing different things from what we did in the 20th century . . .
trying to do different things now in the 21st and even 22nd . . . these
big jumps to what used to be unreachable are surely important to a new
world indeed . . . so let's not pretend it is just the same . . . let's
sit by our televisions and watch it happening year by year and
changeable as it comes and goes . . .
whatever we do now is going to be the early days of something new . . .
and the apparent surprise of science fiction and utopia . . . waiting to
be changed as our new presence makes new links and continuities often
thought but never previously a step for man . . .
these many words are
imaginary welcome to abstract realities . . . that we have been
inhabiting since the 17th century . . . where we are still . . .
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