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This week's words;

Sunday - Instructions

Monday- Motorcycle

Tuesday- Wildflower

Wednesday- Asparagus

Thursday- Stopwatch

Friday - Confetti

Saturday-Homesick



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« on: November 03, 2012, 03:15:25 PM »

A week is an envelope containing the various experiences of the past seven days. It's also a shape-shifter because it changes from the past seven days to the next seven days or any given contiguous set of seven days. It can be from Sunday to Saturday or, changing the setting in "Options," it can be from Monday to Sunday. There isn't much more to say about a week in concept because it's a blank slate, they're all blank slates no matter how you look at them. It's just a reference, a way of categorizing events into smaller, more intelligible bits. That is what the mind does: observe, limit, categorize. When we see a landscape, we begin by cutting apart this time from other times with the word "now." We cut this place off from other places with "here." We cut this perspective off from others with "mine." Then, with our newly acquired artificial reality we unroll our bag of knives, spanning from culinary to surgical, and begin the finer dissections: with the bone saw we separate, like the fat, bloody apron wearing butchers we are, life from non-life - as if these things could possibly exist separately. It's a rough, terrible cut. Then we hack life to bits: plants, lower orders, higher orders, sentients, etc. and with the scalpels we splice those in two, and those into two more, until we have divided the entirety of our universe into some (un)recognizable...
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