By Henry Miller
"- Laissez-moi. Vous êtes un sale cochon. On entendit l. a. porte claquer. Elle était partie. - Voilà ta beauté scandinave, dis-je. - Ouais, ouais, marmonnait Carl, marchant de lengthy en huge, tête baissée. C'est moche, c'est moche, répétait-il. - Qu'est-ce qui est moche ? lui demandai-je. Ne sois pas ridicule. Elle ne s'est jamais autant amusée de sa vie. Il se mit à glousser comme un fou. - Et si elle avait los angeles chaude-pisse ? dit-il, et il courut du côté de los angeles salle de bains. On l'entendait se gargariser bruyamment. - Écoute, Joey, cria-t-il, tout en crachant, qu'est-ce que tu crois qui l'a fâchée comme ça ? Parce qu'on riait si castle ? - Elles sont toutes comme ça, dit Corinne. los angeles pudeur. - J'ai faim, reprit Carl. Allons nous asseoir et prendre un moment repas. Peut-être qu'elle changera d'idée et reviendra. Il se murmura quelque selected à lui-même, puis il ajouta, comme s'il faisait le bilan - Ça n'a pas de sens." Henry Miller
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The text is not just arbitrary. In Unweaving the Rainbow, I made a Darwinian case for regarding an animal's DNA as a 'Genetic Book of the Dead': a descriptive record of ancestral worlds. It follows from the fact of Darwinian evolution that everything about an animal or plant, including its bodily form, its inherited behaviour and the chemistry of its cells, is a coded message about the worlds in which its ancestors survived: the food they sought; the predators they escaped; the climates they endured; the mates they beguiled.
To some, this means that the laws and constants must have been deliberately premeditated from the start (although it baffles me why anybody regards this as an explanation for anything, given that the problem so swiftly regresses to the larger one of explaining the existence of the equally fine-tuned and improbable Premeditator). Other physicists are less confident that the laws and constants were free to vary in the first place. When I was little it was not obvious to me why five times eight had to give the same result as eight times five.
It is to this that we now turn, and again we start with the analogous case of human history, specifically the history of languages. Triangulation Linguists often wish to trace languages back through history. Where written records survive it is rather easy. The historical linguist can use the second of our two methods of reconstruction, tracing back renewed relics, in this case words. Modern English goes back via Middle English to Anglo-Saxon using the continuous literary tradition, through Shakespeare, Chaucer and Beowulf.
Jours tranquilles à Clichy by Henry Miller