Letters (weblogs) are secretive, the reader (the writer) is in charge and feels no pressure of the writer’s (the reader’s) presence, and I do believe that a young girl prefers to be alone with her dreams. Or more precisely:

Et brev er en hemmelighedsfuld kommunikasjon; man er herre over situationen, f¯ler intet tryk af nogen tilstedevÊrende, og sit ideal, tror jeg, vil en ung pige helst vÊre ganske alene med.

S¯ren Kierkegaard, Forf¯rerens dagbok, side 125.

Sorry; I don’t have the English translation, and mine is approximate at best.

2 thoughts on “absence

  1. Jill

    Jon’s continued this line of thought.

  2. weezBlog

    Push – pull
    Royby has an on-line survey about blogging. Help a researcher out. (The professor has spoken). I’ve been blogging for two months and change now. The survey asks some questions such as, “Why do you do it?” I answered succinctly- addiction….

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