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So, I’m running an old Tandy Deskmate version (3.00) I just downloaded through DOSBox and up pops an error message. It needs a file. Ok, so I look up that file online. There’s one reference to it: Me on June 4, 1994 answering somebody’s question about the very same file. DID I GO BACK IN TIME 26 YEARS AND ASK MY OLD SELF A QUESTION? I kind of did didn’t I? #Timetravel by Ken Ud » Sat, 04 Jun 1994 15:16:16 Which version of Deskmate is it? 3.00, 3.02, 3.03, 3.04, or 3.05? Silly as it sounds, the drivers are slightly different for each. I have versions 3.00, 3.02 and 3.05 (as well as a pilfered 3.04 from a friend’s Tandy 1000 RL). For the time being, however, you can type: DMVID CGA and have a working system. Also, try DMVID 1000, which will give you four colors instead of the two in CGA.

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Middle class is built upon class envy – entirely composed of class envy. Keeping up with the Jones’, the ever increasing private debt is all aspects of middle classdom. The striving for middle class is the struggle to avoid homelessness and the hope to reach upper class. Nothing as “classful” as middle class. What talking ABOUT class does to the middle class is remind itself that it’s not alone.

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It was the weirdest thing for me too. I loved Language Instinct when I read it and yet there was ‘something’ I couldn’t put my finger on that wasn’t right about it. I had a similar thing with How the mind works. I just couldn’t “see” what was wrong but I could feel it. It wasn’t long after reading How the mind works that I dove deeper into philosophy and learned about various theory of mind stuff. That’s when it all made sense. I hadn’t read anything of his since — I know he’s written a lot of things – but knowing that his footing isn’t my footing, I don’t see any reason to read his stuff anymore.

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“Deleuze in Difference and Repetition asks what makes it possible for the present to pass. A present moment cannot pass out of existence simply because another moment arises. But there is nothing in a present moment that would lead it to pass—on its own, it would remain present. Deleuze’s solution is that each moment has two distinct temporal statuses—it is present and past—at the same time. On the one hand, an event takes place (which defines the present); on the other hand, it remains available to have effects afterwards (which defines the past). Ongoing, it is present; but qua given, it is already past at the same time. A moment does not pass out of the present in order to become past; its pastness is contemporaneous with its being present. ” _Simultaneity and Delay_ , J. Lampert 2012

“Deleuze in Difference and
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“The capacity to recognize that several objects exist ‘all together at once’ is correlated with our capacity to experience several objects ‘at the same time’. The experience of temporal succession works by way of retentions and anticipations based on the ways that particular objects present themselves over time. Each object unfolds along its own temporal stream. So how are several objects experienced as being present at the same time? Simultaneity consists in the convergence of different time streams, and it is extremely difficult to determine what it means to say that a large number of complex objects exist as a whole simultaneously ” What was happening while you were deciding whether to respond to or read this post?

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