commonplacing

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Monument Valley: blocks of language suddenly rising high, then subjected to pitiless erosion, ancient sedimentations that owe their depth to wear (meaning is born out of the erosion of words, significations are born out of the erosion of signs)…

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Speed is the triumph of effect over cause, the triumph of instantaneity over time as depth, the triumph of the surface and pure objectivity over the profundity of desire.

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Deep down, the US, with its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society.

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Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated.