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Why did we stop writing? tags: post-writer

We stopped writing the day the page disappeared. The page is a unit of writing. We think in terms of what happens in a text in terms of succession of pages. If there are no pages, there is no sense of place. We remain lost in an expanse of text and do not actually know how to mark or index any part of it. Paragraphs can be counted, lines can be counted but reading and keeping count do not happen at the same time. We use machines to keep count and the count becomes a number, Even reading is done…