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December 18, 2008

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I like the way the poem seamlessly integrates a literal Jewish text and ties it to an artistic obligation to create texts. There is an interesting Jewish aesthetic theory somewhere in there.

many people don't realize that, after the final redemption, there will be a new torah comprised of the same letters as the present one but forming different words. the torah we have now -- like the god we have now -- is the torah we need and deserve. but try to imagine what will be in that new torah! one thing is certain: it will be downloadable!

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