Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: mynah dwarves
From: (Jonathan D.)
Date: 1990-05-21, 14:43

In article <7508@ur-cc.UUCP> (Sarah L. Higley) writes:

> > I LOVE the way this show plays with the notion of the weird
> > "reconstruction."  We're constantly hearing things twice or three-times
> > removed.  The tape of the minah bird, for instance: we're hearing a
> > recording of an animal that is in itself a recording.  Add this to the
> > recent discussion of video-taping and we have yet another level...I'm
> > watching my record of a television record of a recording of a living
> > record....AAARGH!!

Actually, you can take this further.  We're watching a reconstruction
of your thoughts on a computer screen, which happens to be displaying
a copy of the words in your original article that my computer
reproduced after it got them from another computer that was instructed
to duplicate your words that are an interpretation of what you really 

As my friend Charles Reardon once told me, "Life is just too cosmic to
be real, man."