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  preface: being of the play
gary e. davis
February 2019
  The first item here, “love of better being,” is a set of eight others (as separate pages). There will be other items for this prefacial Area, but probably not made of many component pages. Getting beyond prefacing can be difficult in principle,
in the folkish sense that “today is the first day of the rest of your life.”

I recall Derrida’s issue of The Preface, such that everything becomes preface to prefacing The Preface; and Heidegger avowed late in life that he was merely
a precursor.

love of better being -|- Dec. 12, 2018
  In May, I improvised a sense of beginning that I uploaded, then didn’t read again. After months of my normal offline eccentricity, I sought to write some postings that would genuinely address a reader who has no idea why I do this site (part 1). Then I improvised a little from that (parts 2—7). But when I was ready to combine the seven December postings into a singular beginning for Cycle 4 of this site, I realized that what I wrote in May was already thematically beyond what I’d just written. So, this set of eight excursions (some very short, none much longer than a normal-sized page) is followed by what was done in May, still prefaced by the short opening of last February.


prefacial items before 2018




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