Do You Read Philosophy?

"What do you do?"

"I'm a technical writer."

"Do you write other stuff?"

"A bit, sometimes."

"Poetry?"

"No Poetry." I laugh.

"Fiction?"

"Yeah, Some."

"Do you read philosophy too?"

"A bit."

"Oh, good! Materalist or Idealist?"

"Materialist."

"Who do you read?"

"I'm a bit of an unreformed Deluzian."

"Deleuze wasn't a materialist."

"Yeah, but he wanted to be. Really bad."

"There's that. I've been reading Hegel recently."

"Oh, really."

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