Saturday, November 24, 2007

The Book of the Body: The Brain in Its Folds Inside the Skull-frame

The Brain in Its Folds Inside the Skull-frame

We have no reason to think
a present experience is preferable to a past experience,
but we prefer smelling a rose
to remembering the nose.

We have no reason to think that my seeing the sunset
is preferable to your seeing the sunset,
but, I can vouch, for better or for worse,
I prefer my view of the splendid decadence to yours.

The husband of the Justice suffers from dementia.
The husband of the Justice falls in love with one who suffers from dementia too.
The Justice loves her husband. The Justice is happy for her husband.
We have no reason to think we deserve praise or blame for anything we do.

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