The Marriage (between China and the US)

Andrew wants to kiss a Sarah, because it’s a lovely name without any immediate negative connotations.

Meanwhile, in China, they are naming their daughter things likes, @, and &, because these neo-symbols don’t correspond to 1.9 million other @s, like there would be if you named her the symbol for Chang or whatever — There was a great article in National Geo about it, which I can’t find right now, but yeah.

Derrida: “Such is the question: the marriage between speech and Being in the unique word, in the finally proper name. Such is the question that enters into the affirmation put into play by differance. The question bears (upon) each of the words in this sentence: ‘Being / speaks / through every language; / everywhere and always / .'”

The marriage between speech and Being in a unique word: $