Category Archives: Questions by Page 96

No, I didn’t even know it was possible.

I didn’t know anything was possible. How does one know what is possible without trying? We set our rules of possibility on the basis of what has worked before, and extrapolations from learnt understandings (we learn from books and people … Continue reading

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Corpses are hard and stiff.

But the living are soft and tender. Ursula Le Guin unpacks Lao Tzu’s musings on the living power of softness over hardness with a beautiful thought I must repeat. It’s the conclusion I’d want to reach: In an age when … Continue reading

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No, not departing- returning.

Maybe we don’t actually leave. We just come back. Or go back. It’s the same either way. Ashes to ashes. Back from whence we came. But of course, we don’t know where that is/was/will be. It’s been floating around me … Continue reading

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That will is bound up with fear, and sovereignty is never shaped from above, or in other words, on the basis of a decision taken by the strong, the victor or the parents.

That Foucault loves his long sentences. (Loved. I just checked wikipedia to check he was dead. He died twenty days after I was born. Coincidence?) I had to read the surrounding sentences to parse the ‘question’ I’ve allowed myself to … Continue reading

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