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Sinister humour by Graham Harman talking about how to deal with thinking about the world as a carnival of objects:


The problem of philosophy now resembles a jigsaw puzzle. We have detected the pieces as carefully as possible, and none seem to be blatantly missing. We also have a picture of what the ultimate solution should look like: the world as we know it, with ist various objects and interactions…Like five year olds faced with a massive thousand-piece puzzle, our greatest danger lies in becoming discouraged. But whereas frustrated children angrily throw their pieces to the floor and change activities, we remain trapped in our puzzle from the start, since it ist he very enigma of our world. Philosophers can escape it only through insanity, or with the aid of rope or a revolver. (‘On Vicarious Causation’, 202)

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