[NetBehaviour] #rojava

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Thu Dec 10 04:49:00 CET 2015



Hi John,

Where are you located exactly? I'm interested in the intrusions you talk 
about. One of the reasons I became disillusioned with Baudrillard had to 
do with his take on the American wilderness, as if the wild, instead of 
the grace of life-forms in somewhat balance, was just lawless -

- Alan

On Wed, 9 Dec 2015, John Hopkins wrote:

>
>> Just wanted to say the walks are beautiful, intense, disturbing; I love the
>> desert myself -
>
> thanks Alan -- it's the only way I can survive here -- walking off-trail 
> alone (though I do take friends about half the time -- to introduce them to 
> the land in the West)... though the presence of the military *is* ubiquitous 
> out here - in the sky, on the land, argh... Gen. Patton brought 1 million men 
> out into the Mojave desert with tanks, planes, jeeps, and so on preparing for 
> the North Afrika campaign (Much of the Mojave Desert is now a 'pristine' 
> conservation area, but when you know what a tank can do to the desert soil 
> surface, you can see the damage everywhere...)
>
> jh
>
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