Or think of it this way . . .
"...writing gives itself as the image of speech. Writing thus more seriously denatures what it claims to imitate. It does not even substitute an image for its model. In inscribes in the space of silence and in the silence of space the living time of voice. It displays its model, provides no image of it, violently wrests out of its element the animate interiority of speech. In so doing, writing estranges itself from the truth of speech, from the truth that is open to speech."
From Disseminations, "Plato's Pharmacy," page 137.
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