[ilds] the bullshit art of active reading

william godshalk godshawl at email.uc.edu
Sat Apr 21 15:51:32 PDT 2007

>Andy writes:
>"absolue proof.  books DO change. after you rip them to pieces.  but as in
>bookburning, doesnt that make them more powerful?"

No, no, no! I changed after reading Ruthven's book. The book remains 
the same. Same words -- my underlining.

If you burn all the copies of a book -- generally impossible -- you 
have essentially destroyed the book.

W. L. Godshalk		*
Department of English         *
University of Cincinnati            Stellar disorder  *
Cincinnati OH 45221-0069      *

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