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Subject: Re: Type & the Anthropic Principle
From: "Richard elGuru[tm] Howland-Bolton" <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 6 Apr 1999 07:46:34 -0400
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>At 10:13 AM -0400 4/5/99, Roy Preston wrote:
>>Ha ha ha. I think I'm going slightly mad -- cor stone the crows!!
>>
>>Looking at some type on my monitor and suddenly realised it doesn't
>>*really* exist. Well, it might be an arrangement of charged particles on
>>my hard drive, but without all the other stuff to interpret that
>>arrangement it might as well be a speck of dust orbiting Pluto. Actually,
>>that *does* exist using my analogy, doesn't it. You know what I mean. . .
>>
>>Three years of bloody hard work -- inspiration, elation and tears, a
>>fragile collection of 0s and 1s spinning around on a piece of coated metal.
>>
>>Same as a web site -- that's not *really* there is it!
>>
>>This is what comes of living alone with 3 cats, crap on the telly, no sex,
>>cloud & rain, Kosovo, and a paucity of messages from Typo-L.
>>
>>Roy P(hilosophical rhetoric)

Congratulations you have just discovered Bohr's Correspondence Principle!!!

rhb

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