Meetup: Philadelphia, February 23: Debugging in Meatspace

post by NancyLebovitz · 2014-02-21T16:43:47.648Z · LW · GW · Legacy · None comments

1:00 PM, February 23, Nam Phuong (Vietnamese restaurant),  1100 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147 (west side of street, just south of Washington)

The Discipline of DE by William Burroughs.

DE is a way of doing. It is a way of doing everything you do. DE simply means doing whatever you do in the easiest most relaxed way you can manage which is also the quickest and most efficient way, as you will find as you advance in DE. You can start right now tidying up your flat, moving furniture or books, washing dishes, making tea, sorting papers. Consider the weight of objects: exactly how much force is needed to get the object from here to there? Consider its shape and texture and function. Where exactly does it belong? Use just the amount of force necessary to get the object from here to there. Don't fumble, jerk, grab an object. Drop cool possessive fingers onto it like a gentle old cop making a soft arrest.

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If you want to be on a mailing list for the meetup, here's the google group.

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