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No, I will not write for struggle. My kin who did not know nor could write were always defeated in that contest. No, I will not write for vio23 Detachment lence wherever it comes from, neither for contention nor competi tion. No, I will not write to keep any pledges. Their pledges are only advertisement for themselves, for their foes. A poster is entic ing whenever its violence is heightened. This contract signed be tween fighters strengthens their power and glory, they become, they remain great, above all if some error bloodstained their writ ings.
He ended up in France after the war, more than ten years of absence had separated him from his family. His children had almost become strangers, he left a pregnant wife on a wharf in Shanghai, when he returned his younger son was nearly a teenager. On one side, famine; on the other, the Japa nese. A strange host in his own household. An almighty master and an invited guest. I saw the continuation of The Odyssey. Was Ulysses ever happy, living with Penelope or Telemachus seized with xenophobia?
In our deserted hamlets our culture diCjs. Yes, I saw the deluge sweep the earth. Here, one billion men are fighting history in silence and immo bility: a multitude between the cracks of the alluvion and the wind of the skies. China loam. No. I am no longer a farmer, neither a turf nor a stone breaker. My kin have been farmers from neolithic times, probably from the time farming was of stones and soil and they are still farming. I know some around me who have known how to write for four thousand years, since the stylus and calamus, wax or papyrus, I admire them, they fascinate me, and I understand why they are sometimes tired of that weight.
Detachment by Michel Serres, Genevieve James, Raymond Federman