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Re: Deleuze's dessert island

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Christopher C Jones <[log in to unmask]>

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Poetryetc: poetry and poetics

Date:

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 15:46:23 +1100

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Judy, as I see it you have two options. The first is to apologise for
the personal insult and the second is the continue this conversion with
my lawyers.

Yours faithfully,

Christopher C. Jones.

On Sun, 2008-10-26 at 06:08 -0400, Judy Prince wrote:
> Christopher, given the screams behind this narrative, it sounds like it may
> be a slice of your life, perhaps grossly fiction'ed, but fundamentally
> described.  I'd urge you to stop behaving this way; it's harmful, sad,
> wasteful of talents, time and energy.  Perhaps you feel addicted to these
> things as the only substitutes for love and creativity you can manage at
> this time.  You may ache for those times when you had no need for the
> addictions, didn't even give them a thought, but felt free, creative, loving
> and hopeful.
> Choose, then, to be wise and helpful to yourself.  The past is finished,
> over and done; it has no residue that will linger and hold you back if you
> choose to move forward in the ways you know are best for you.
> 
> No one wants to see you suffer in the ways you describe.  None of us on this
> list is ignorant of the world you talk of, nor of the desperate addictions.
>  As you can well imagine, we've had our shares of pervasive terror.  We have
> often felt undeserving, unworthy, hurt and angry to the core of our beings.
>  We have felt that it's 'the human condition', and have thought it
> impossible to turn around to the positives we've known at other times.  But
> the 'human condition' is much larger than negatives and naked terror.  For
> all your knowings, you know that.  Go on, then, and choose the
> positives---keep choosing them every minute, every morning.  Be steadfast,
> and God bless you in your continuous positive choosings.
> 
> All the best,
> 
> Judy
> 
> 2008/10/26 Christopher C Jones <[log in to unmask]>
> 
> > Ha, but Judy, us magazine editors are not concerned with such lowly
> > matters as spel(l)ing which is left to the lower orders of copy editors
> > and proofreaders (why else do we hire suck things for???) but rather the
> > more delicate matters of cutting up and snorting coke on the toilet seat
> > with the art director while we decide which journalist and photographer
> > we will send to interview and photograph yet another boring Hollywood
> > A-lister in such a why that it fits neatly around the space our
> > proprietor who as the son of a big media magnate would expect us to do,
> > while also smoking four paper joints in Ocean Street, a well known
> > street in the most elite inner circle eastern Sydney suburbs with this
> > son proprietor who is wearing a dress we describe as a caftan to so he
> > then cannot be accused of wearing a dress and as such cross dressing in
> > a way not befitting of an heir to a multinational media conglomerate
> > which then allows ample room for advertising agencies acting on behalf
> > of other big mega mega bucks corporations who they convince they have
> > got the lowest ad-space rate available for all history to advertise
> > their lowly wears (mostly upmarket designer clothing shit-oopsstuff, to
> > be precise) and to pay quite a lot more indeed quite a lot more for then
> > the costs we have conferred on our white powder toilet seats smelling of
> > the same diesel oil which I put into the tank of my crimson red Mercedes
> > sports sedan.
> >
> > On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 11:57 -0400, Judy Prince wrote:
> > > Did I mention, Christopher, that my reading level's on par with most 3rd
> > > graders?  I'll need a big boost of CLEAR explaining even before tackling
> > > what I fear is not 'DESSERT' but a dusty desert of clunky translations.
> > >  YAK!
> > > Spelchek Judy
> >

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