A Consuming Fire.

What you know does not matter, even if you knew. [45]

What you want is that, present or absent, [I]ts status is certain. [3]

Please be aware of these risks. [19]

The psychology of damage. [14]

Amphimixis [46]

Trying to tell you something. [9]

"god is our ceo" [24]

Ten words and three numbers. [14]

Cathexis [45]

What you want is meaning, a difference between [I]ts presence and [I]ts absence. [24]

An inventory of imagined stock. [34]

(is) lack of recourse [47]

A city of glass. [21]

[EFF]ACE [19]

The capacity to punish. [42]

Choice governed by paranoia. [29]

What you will never know. [48]

The eyes, windows. [34]

(i) lack of resources [19]

What is revealed. [59]

The fugue of All. Its unyielding tone. [64]

But are mistaken. [1]

The Book of Fire. [17]

The machine that will never think. [4]

The human and the machine as symbiotic, cyborg. [35]

The cyborg as perfection. [62]

The possibility of parallel functions. [50]

As the book does not birth the poem, but is its vessel in the world. [15]

Steel and your warming sex. [62]

The cathedrals, the pillars, the halls. [64]

And believe that you see something. [47]

Options exist. [3]

When I looked at the sky, I saw clouds forming chains. [63]

My ribs are splayed open like wings. [64]

You turn the page. [1]

The Book of Sand. [2]

The book the bacteria write in your bones. [8]

Let thine own self be true. [54]

It is not just a game. [42]

Sewing sheet metal over your eyes. [63]

My spine is broken. [1]

The Book of Glass. [21]

[F]ACE [31]

An ethics in which the artist is perceived as enemy. [39]

I am going to persist
in this evasion. [13]

"The entire current 'psychological' situation is characterized by this short-circuit." [14]

Apomixis [23]

An I [16]

As you turn the pages,

paths cleave, encountering your immobile form. [28]

But in fact it is the garden that moves. [38]

If allowed this far, perhaps further. [25]

the ink bedding [17]

The machine we believe will never think. [26]

"the machine is the measure of all things" [30]

reproduces. [36]

The machine spawns new machines. [5]

Get these 86 letters. [18]

Concurrent Read Exclusive Write [16]

They are broken and repaired. [13]

"[T]here is no a priori improbability in the descent of conscious (and more than conscious) machines from those which now exist, except that which is suggested by the apparent absence of anything like a reproductive system in the mechanical kingdom. This absence however is only apparent, as I shall presently show." [15]

"Man becomes, as it were, the sex organs of the machine world, as the bee of the plant world, enabling it to fecundate and to evolve ever new forms." [27]

that you need to live [16]


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