Social Prediction

As the human civilization becomes progressively imprisoned online, the inmate population of the world’s prisons (where people still have time to read) will become the last bastion of true literacy.

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Nonpredatory Touch

Blue tit on the handEating is predatory touch—touch turned into destruction. The first touch is taste, as the molecules of flavor intermingle with the tongue. Then we must grind the food down to a pulp (touching it again and again) before we swallow it.

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