"However, the fact remains that, as human beings, we don't want to "be" other people. We want to connect with others, find some common territory, share space in a way that is mutually meaningful. We want to 'be,' but not if that means we can't be ourselves." ( Mann. Cyborg p 24)
:: comment :: . . . the creative process . . . to enter into a relationship [connect/share] . . . the tension/contradiction between learning and experience . . . seeing a real-time video, listening to a live broadcast, reading a blog as it is typed . . . the physical presence of a human . . . "Someday is today -- the eye is a camera and I am a camera" (Mann) . . . the we are a projector -- we are a projection . . . great balls of fire . . .