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We are approaching the stage of civilization when people are becoming more tolerant of each other’s objects of affections.
The question some philosophers are asking, though, is: “What if that object is an object?”
I confess to have occasionally felt a frisson of affection for inanimate things. They might have been cars, clothes, or the British when they speak.
However, I have never really considered what it would be like to have an exclusive relationship with something that doesn’t talk back, breathe, snore, or tell me to put on a tie.
This movie features people who are besotted with various mechanical and technological constructions.
For example, if I told you that one woman said: “It was like something pulling me, there was a tug,” what might you think she was referring to?
Well, it was a Ferris wheel called the Sky Diva. This is a Ferris wheel she called Bruce. She’s allowed… [Read more]