how honest can we get with this?
all around our mouths.
the man, the ledge, the moths.
he is a scientist, a well paid entomologist participating in a high-profile documentary.
the clip is not science. it is not economic gain or discourse or progress.
it is fissure, it is mach band. It is all around the edges. It is moth in his moustache, new species in his eye. it is love.
Byron: what is the purpose of love?
-- because it is not (any of the above). It is how ridiculous and futile we seem as analytical animals when we try to approach this analytically. It is the energy produced from this sort of absurdity.
Byron: what is the meaning of Atlantis?
-- it is a misnomer, a cover-up. It is an alibi. Archaeological specimens dredged up // geological anomalies// dismorphia nemesis, Atlantis is the resistance to finding a place. A resistance to putting these things on a map. Disguised as sunken, bygone, underground, it sacrifices its own presence, only for the sake of keeping these things strange, and present-ing them, as ongoing problems. It is keeping the mystery alive.
C -- how honest can we get with this? How uncomfortable?
specimen preparation protocol:
“The island is what the sea surrounds and what we travel around. It is like an egg. humans can live on an island only by forgetting what an island represents. Islands are either from before or for after humankind.”