There is absolutely no in…

‘There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening.’ (Marshall McLuhan)

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  1. …”Don’t tell me you’ve been on the beach all this time,” said the albatross.
    “Yes, I have,” said the sea-thing child.
    “How come?” said the albatross.
    “Well, the storm you know,” said the sea-thing child, “and the wind and the waves and the dark, and the ocean being so big and me so small.”
    “Small!” said the albatross. “What isn’t small compared to the ocean! The blue whale’s the biggest thing that swims, and that’s small in the ocean. If the ocean wasn’t big it wouldn’t be the ocean. The whale is whale-size, I’m albatross-size, and you’re sea-thing-size. What more do you want?” He stood up and brushed the sand off his bottom…
    (Russel Hoban, ‘The Sea-Thing Child’)

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