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For some the ghost is in the machine; for others
the machine is in the ghost.

Peter
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2006 11:28 AM
Subject: Re: (OT) Towards a speech of the machine ...


> From Frank Kermode's review of Brooke-Rose, _Life, End of_, in current
> LRB: "Mention of the pineal gland brings to mind the fact that Descartes
> placed the soul in it, 'thus putting the cart before the dehors.'
> Useless to wince flinch stagger; this is all part of the programme and a
> matter of habit, the result of 'long familiarity, long love of language
> and its bones and flesh.'"
> 
> Carrol
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