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From: "Chris" 
Subject: Re: (urth) Silkhorn's memory; Sev's book
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 15:57:19 +0000

Civet replies:

Except for the fact that Horn has probably met only *one* other writer and 
seen *one* other original book (aside from his own) in his entire life. The 
things we know about writers are not commonplace assumptions to him, and 
would not be to his readers either. In fact, his readers would understand 
the process even less.

Being a writer is a fairly special thing in this case, and perhaps it is 
partly vanity that makes him take this little excuse to remind his 
audience... and partly wanting to describe his love for the book he wrote to 
a group of people he thinks can't possibly understand?

>Crush responds:
>In both cases we have a superfluous extolling of memory. Not an
>impressive brag on Horn's part *except that he makes it at all.* It was not
>the substance of the claims (except that they are both about memory), but
>the choice to make them that I found striking.

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