Thursday, November 24, 2005

Apathia, athambia, aphasia

Given the existence as uttered forth in the public works of Puncher and Wattmann of a personal God quaquaquaqua with white beard quaquaquaqua outside time without extension who from the heights of divine apathia divine athambia divine aphasia loves us dearly with some exceptions for reasons unknown but time will tell and suffers like the divine Miranda with those who for reasons unknown but time will tell are plunged in torment plunged in fire whose fire flames if that continues and who can doubt it will fire the firmament that is to say blast hell to heaven so blue still and calm so calm with a calm which even though intermittent is better than nothing but not so fast and considering what is more that as a result of the labors left unfinished crowned by the Acacacacademy of Anthropopopometry of Essy-in-Possy of Testew and Cunard it is established beyond all doubt all other doubt than that which clings to the labors of men that as a result of the labors unfinished of Testew and Cunnard it is established as hereinafter but not so fast for reasons unknown that as a result of the public works of Puncher and Wattmann it is established beyond all doubt that in view of the labors of Fartov and Belcher left unfinished for reasons unknown of Testew and Cunard left unfinished it is established what many deny that man in Possy of Testew and Cunard that man in Essy that man in short that man in brief in spite of the strides of alimentation and defecation wastes and pines wastes and pines and concurrently simultaneously...

You may recognize the first part of Lucky's speech from Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot I once acted the part of Vladimir in a faculty production of the play it was a pretention-puncturing experience an instruction not to take too seriously even those formulas and schemes that seem so dear the essays the books the postings here the science oh yes the science and to always keep a tongue at least partly ready to stick in the cheek and laugh laugh yes laugh especially when I am inclined to be most serious there's a little bit of Lucky's speech in all of us the trick is to know it when we see it yes and on this Thanksgiving morning thanks to all who read and comment here.