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Thursday, June 10, 2004

 
Throwing in the Towel

You know...I've been reading a good bit lately. I just finished the last of the Rabbit series by Updike and that shitty Lawrence Lessig book about copyright or whatever the fuck. Through these books, other people's blogs, my own job, my dissipating social life, my excessive need to exaggerate to gain attention, and my inability to hold a conversation, I have decided once and for all to accept anything that comes to me.

It doesn't mean I can't pick the towel back up. Well I guess you can't recast a stone, but I like to feel as though I reserve the right to jump back in the ring when the time is right. But for right now my only artistic outlet will be this blog and the Art of Knowledge blog that will be started back up on Monday.

This is what I'm making a concerted effort to officially be through with:

  • Drinking in lack of celebration
  • Smoking in lack of drinking
  • Lying in lack of fucking
  • Fucking in lack of love
  • Loving in lack of sincerity
  • Dawdling in lack of working
  • Dreaming in lack of focus
  • Judging in lack of knowledge
  • Insight in lack of foresight

    That's a good start right now. I don't really feel earthy enough to do anything grassroots or cool. I really do believe the only way for me to win is to be serious.

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