Jason (jcreed) wrote,
Jason
jcreed

Great cities alone can provide phenomenological spirituality with the essentialities of temporal and improbabilistic coincidences. The philosopher who occasionally ascends into the futile and utilitarian inexistentiality of an S bus can perceive therein with the lucidity of his pineal eye the transitory and faded appearance of a profane consciousness afflicted by the long neck of vanity and the hatly plait of ignorance...

(Exercises in Style, "Philosophic")

Raymond Queneau, you are my hero.
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