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July 18, 2006 at 10:25 pm

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speak

Brilliant, electrically humane and, well, poundingly right over at sweet-nothing, one of the best blogs going.

In part, he’s captioning this photo, and I want to clip some prose, but, no, you just have to go read the thing as a whole yourself.

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July 18, 2006 at 10:13 pm

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montage

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Here.

Again, Benjamin:

“I can no longer think what I want to think. My thoughts have been replaced by moving images.” (Georges Duhamel, *Scenes de la vie future*, Paris, 1930, p. 52.) The spectator’s process of association in view of these images is indeed interrupted by their constant, sudden change. This constitutes the shock effect of the film, which, like all shocks, should be cushioned by heightened presence of mind.

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July 18, 2006 at 10:34 am

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