the way the Normals all talk about their careers and personal “passions” is more than a little bit horrifying
the question becomes “how do I do things I care about without catching what they have” :-/
THE AUTHOR IS DEAD. The world has changed and we have all become meaningless. The World Meaning Conference is being held in New York this week to examine the consequences. We are heavy, and can no longer sleep in our beds. We walk without purpose. Our art gives no emotion. We no longer need to eat or drink.
"There is no explanation for this" says Carla East, leading semiotician. "No one will ever know what happened or why."
We spend our days sitting outside. It is difficult to speak in our old languages. We cannot harm ourselves. Maybe it is no longer possible to die.
If the working class has remained “poor,” only “less poor” in proportion as it produces for the wealthy class “an intoxicating augmentation of wealth and power,” then it has remained relatively just as poor. If the extremes of poverty have not lessened, they have increased, because the extremes of wealth have.