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brought forward. the reason is mine
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The impious maintain that absurdity is normal in the Library and that rationality (and even humble and pure coherence) is an almost miraculous exception. They speak (I know) of the ‘feverish Library whose random volumes run the incessant risk of changing into others while asserting negating and confusing everything like a divinity in delirium.’ Those words, which not only condemn the disorder but exemplify it as well, notoriously prove the abominable taste and desperate ignorance of those who utter them. In reality, the Library includes all verbal structures, all variations permitted by the twenty-five orthographical symbols, but not one example of absolute nonsense.

Jorge Luis Borges, The Library of Babel


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