désastre, des astres

"Come," they said, "let us build ourselves a town and a tower with its top reaching heaven."

– Genesis 11:4

"The university of disaster will be founded not upon knowledge, but on non-knowledge, on the poverty of knowledge and the humility of truth."

– Paul Virilio, La Rochelle, April 2009
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Virilio Note

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  1. e says:

    was this pre or post-decision…? where do i enroll?

  2. sportsbabel says:

    post. i'm just waiting for the registrar to transfer my credits. i'll send you the application form in the mail … maybe we can join a sorority and try out for the basketball team!

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