Eulogy to Language

After these words are written, after they have been absorbed, only then will they be true. Because as I write them, everything they are supposed to mean is made false by their very existence on the page. It is when the words are no longer here, when there are no words in existence to express their absence, then they will mean what they desperately want to. Language is lying, not quite dead.

And as it writes itself into its own grave, it is appropriate to make the process of its death as short as possible, so as to be painless. And therefore, good rid

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