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Not so much a thought experiment as a single neuron misfire.
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In the repair of office equipment the technician must
frequently remove many covers and panels to access
mechanical assemblies and troubleshoot and correct the
problem. Many of the panels and covers removed arent
really necessary to the operation of the device and as such
are seldom reinstalled
and often thrown away.
I propose that such items be saved and used in the
construction of artistic sculpture. This abstract art might
even be displayed in the lobbies of the very office
buildings that unknowingly contributed the constituent
pieces. Employees with their coffee can sit and meditate
over the thoughtful (or haphazard) assembly of the
atrocious obelisk confronting them. Unused paper tray
covers. Taupe plastic with recycling logos. A million tiny
sheet metal screws. What does it all mean?
Largely Transparent Peripherals [whatrock, Feb 04 2016]
||Apparently, my truck sheds something superfluous every few months. I've started building another truck from the castoffs.