Yet Another Graphomaniacs Compendium
Saturday, June 07, 2008

From my notebook: 08/03/91



My refusal to indulge in secondary process thinking lead swiftly to insanity...not at all wise was it? All this isms pique my ire: situationalism, feminism, Stalinism, Internationalism. Ismism is the interlocked disease of our time, the intellectual equivalent of cheap clothes made by sweatshop labour.


Ok I've been a total shit to Katrina and must apologize. To conflate physical beauty with vapidity and vanity seems a particularly obtuse mistake for a epistemologist to make.


I'm not really a writer just an lexical auditor with pretensions to becoming experimental epistemologist.


Periphasis. A word to conjure with.


Conversation with Tom Alexander:

John: How well do you know Damien?

Tom: Too well.

..

Tom: A lot of very talented people, like Katrina.

John: (surprise) Katrina!?

Tom: She's got the motivation. That's 50%..



Rising conflict can be built out of attack and counter-attack. Rhythm and contrast. Look for those things everywhere, they are bedrock basics.


Nick Pollard: As a writer, beer is better.

So, why do I have heartburn?


North, fifty seven, peristalsis. Nine, six, five, clime, slime. Rhymye.


Claim nothing for your own or you will reap what is sown.


Note that there is hope. The Tories just got the Judith Hanna treatment in the recent by-election. Good. Flush turds down the pan, they belong in the sewers with the rats.


My ancestors were wise: "Don't give a man a sword until he knows how to dance."


Rites of passage. Time to drop the old things and go on.


I was bitter, introverted, socially gauche. This hasn't changed much. Also, slightly obnoxious to women. That's changed. Now, I'm really obnoxious to women.

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