“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Friday, March 8, 2013

Books That Should Exist

Brilliantly done, by James Koehnline. Books are how I figured out there were objects, for like I say, I backed into all this through Derrida...strange entrance I know.

I love the idea of the Seattle Library of Lost Books. A good library should have things that no one reads in them. Moreover it should have things no one knows about. The best libraries have things that not even the head librarian knows about.

This is what makes a library good—not lots of customers and not lots of popular books you can find on Google and Amazon.

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