6 thoughts on “The Myth of the Universal Library

  1. Elegant fiction, by acts of unknown matters, more likely than not, to, at some point, on some string, in some universe, become history. Particles moving backwards in time, the future creating the present. A slippery slope, letting a mind think for itself……

  2. Luke

    I stumbled upon this post whilst researching a comment for a paper I’m writing.

    I’m only the tiniest bit of a writer but because of my subject matter and maybe my background I’m really drawn to how language defines us as beings.

    Your blog is fantastic, although, it isn’t light reading, your selection of quotes for the about page is a case in point.

    I think I can still hear them, in my head, like the silence in a church.

  3. I don’t know if I commented already but your blog is a real education.

    I stumbled on this post researching a short comment I want to make in a paper I’m writing.

    Then I looked at your about page…. I can still hear the words like the silence in a church.

    Or I can’t hear them anymore, but I can feel their effect.

"A word is a bridge thrown between myself and an other - a territory shared by both" - M. Bakhtin

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