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babbling for the sake of babbling, a kind of music

...Or to take care of their own childishness through playing, puttering, and creating things that are not considered important. The playground is the garbage heap of the patriarchy.
      What, then, is the relationship between madness and games? Is language a game?

ex Aase Berg, “Language and Madness,” a Featured Blogger post at poetryfoundation.org (April 3, 2019; translated by Johannes Göransson & Joyelle McSweeney) : link

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(emblematic) motto from earlier in same essay, on language before it was “instrumentalized.”

5 January 2023