two dee
The simulacrum is never that which conceals the truth - it is the truth which conceals that there is none. The simulacrum is true.
two dee
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"The difficulty, as always with popular chronicles of ideas, is not that ideas don’t matter; it’s that we too readily skip over the question of how they come to matter. Who seeded the ground is the historian’s easy question; what made the ground receive the seed is the hard one."
Adam Gopnik
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"Signifying nothing is harder than it looks."
Eric Jarosinski
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Trust no bank.
claytoncubitt:

Tell no lies. Hurt no innocent. Abandon no dreams.
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Dave Hickey at it again…
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Write what you need to fucking write, which will be useful to no one.

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Junot Diaz

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"There will be, in the next generation or so, a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude, and producing dictatorship without tears, so to speak, producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies, so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them, but will rather enjoy it, because they will be distracted from any desire to rebel by propaganda or brainwashing, or brainwashing enhanced by pharmacological methods. And this seems to be the final revolution."
Aldous Huxley (via theministryoftruth)
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"Remembering is not the re-excitation of innumerable fixed, lifeless and fragmentary traces. It is an imaginative reconstruction, or construction, built out of the relation of our attitude towards a whole active mass of organized past reactions or experience… . It is thus hardly ever really exact."
Frederic Bartlett (via theministryoftruth)