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[12 May 2017 | DC> Dear Inurnet, anchor us plowin' thru edits (by hand) of what we now callin' A Log Raft Manifest (or may-b Logging A Raft Manifest) .. ether weigh we wand 2 inkloot Geek idea of logos .. knot 2 menshun th cunnection w/ logging in Oregone, watt hour raft = made of, not just litteruley si/no meta4ickly (cumposed of dream logs) how come no hay point in mustering to make ¢ense of nada ..
input-wise we ride th rails of The Medium is the Massage: an inventory of effects by Marshall McLuhan + Quentin Fiore .. knot th type of book u read so much as peruse in kind .. a hodge podge of imedges (pre∫umably sorced by Fiore) + McLuhan's ideas + quotes taken from udders .. tickles us to think udder folk mite 1 day read our Raft in mulch th same weigh, let th medium massage + make a mess on u, rather then inform u outright in strait 4word linear fascistion .. u kin sol plant seeds + water, th rest comes from inherent code them harbor .... 5 deckaids later + McLuhan's massage hits dead on:
Kin sole imadgene watt McLuhan wood of thunk of u, dear Inurnet + current technologies .. probly like us heed beecomb mo + mo sickened by ∀ll th idiots walking round heads in their dumb phones not watching where they going, unaware of surroundings, oblivious to th dogs they walk, ignoring th loved 1s they set @ dinner with, just fucking sad state of th world rite now IMHO. A.N. Whitehead saw IT coming o'er 100+ yrs ago: «The major advances in civilization are processes that all but wreck the societies in which they occur.» + b4 this same ol shit back to th days of Gutenberg ..
Haha + McLuhan figgerd he lived in modurn times of instant publishing! 50 yrs ladder we scan his book to post to Inurnet .. instant steal! Mush as we agree w/ his messedge (4 mass age), th book carrys an offensive copyright (by a Jerome Angel (who «produced» th book)) .. ditto hippocritto " "
He also quotes John Cage @ length: «The highest purpose is to have no purpose at all. This puts one in accord with nature, in her manner of operation.» Cage walk'd his talk womb-2-tomb.
+ John Dewey (who he quotes in backword text so u got to read in a mirhorror (or like us git accustombed to reading + riding backwoods)): «Those who write the anatomy of experience then suppose that these divisions inhere in the very constitution of human nature.»
+ off corse he goes on about th 4-(f)author (by way of his Wake) of our Raft: «The west shall shake the east awake. [Walk] while ye have the nights for morn...» [we also reading The Blue Cliff Record @ th moment wondering if Joyce appropirated this line from them zen-masters: «When someone in the eastern house dies, someone of the western house joins in the mourning.» [tho writ b4 «th west» eve n ∃xist'd]]
.... tho we aint so aurally inklined as Joyce, to th contrary in reading Raft u bedder off putting yo eyes in place of yo ears.
reading McLuhan tho confirms our suspicions about «social media» .. weave long sints quit ∀ll that nonsense xcept Twitter we wint back on in th name of Calamari .. bud seems hippocrisis to partake even to just post ~1x a week .. if «we shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us» then by adapting yourself to the medium (cunstreining yo'self to 140-char wridings) u loose yo'self + start tocking like th likes of Trumpf (u can thank Twitter for winning th election 4 him) .. more + mo' IT beecombs a cesspool of negative rants for right-wing freaks + attn seekers .. let 'em halve it + circle jerk w/ themselves .. so adios Twitter, we kin no longer subscribe w/ a clear conscience, time bedder spent Ls where ..
+ speaking of Drumpf + Russia's involvement in cyber-rigging th election, McLuhan had some choice forshadowing words likening th cold war to an information war:
.. aint nada changed, wheel stick to books published 50+ yrs ago .... looking 4word to McLuhan's new post-humourous 1 his son put together of The Lost Tetrads.
+ we aint dissing u, dear Inurnet, jus wat b-comes of u, specially in this mass age of net neutrality .. tho in ∀ll this—th decline of TV, Inurnet, movies, etc.—th big souprize = series rock now .. seems ∀ll th talent + d-sent artists (@ least far as writers + actors) work now on cereal shows, like Leftovers, Black Mirror, Westworld, etc. even series w/ cunventional themes (Narcos, Billions, Homeland, The Americans, Better Call Saul, Fargo) = good junk food 4 thought ....
.. so now we floading free + untetethered mo' ever than b4 .. nary even link'd to Inurnet cuz we dont pay our dues to th gatekeepers .. witch suits us fine to dadastream our mined ..
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