Ika blake at
Wed Dec 15 06:26:47 EST 2004

Gili wrote:

> Inevitably, some ways you try to group the
> signs will seem to form patterns, and others won't. Is this significant?
> It's all up to the interpretation. When you don't see a clear grouping,
> you
> say "ah, we're pretty balanced", a nice positive thing to say that doesn't
> *disprove* anything. When you do see a clear grouping, you read a meaning
> into it, as if that *does* prove anything.

But - but - isn't turning randomness into patterns through interpretation
how magic works? And fiction? (And life, for that matter - or mine, at any
rate?) Just not science.

Love, Ika

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admire me and listen to what I have to say for once in my life. Nobody
wants to listen to a scared little boy with glasses, but everyone likes
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