Samuel R. Delany
The Atheist in the Attic
[a certain little discourse on observational-induced defamiliarization]
As I looked around, I thought: Someone has put some thinking into how this had best be done, so that I, the presumed beneficiary of that thinking, need not think at all. But here I am, thinking anyway about the individual thoughts such thinking comprised, approving this bit, questioning that one, disapproving of another — well, thinking about what’s not supposed to require thinking, that is philosophy, no?
reading about reading …
And so for day 2504