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Primacy of the negative.

Every fact depends upon an almost infinite set of counterfactuals.

She wasn’t necessarily listening when not speaking.

She only had a keen appreciation of what was not being said.

A double negative is not an affirmation.

It was out of not two, but an overflowing of “no’s” that my “yes” came.

The negative.

When I’m doing nothing, it’s hard to know exactly what I’m not doing.