Tuesday, 3 April 2007


There is the familiar variety of mess, which we call sprawl; but there is another kind of mess that tends towards the singularity--the too-neat desk where the mess has been brought without resolving it into a singularity, where the will-to-mere-neatness has overruled the will-to-actual-order. Einstein once said: if a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind of what then is an empty desk the sign?

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