I am in no way a professional translator, nor fluent in the original languages of these authors. To quote from a passage of William T. Vollmann’s Rising Up and Rising Down: Some Thoughts on Violence, Freedom, and Urgent Means:
I take my meaning where I can find it; when I can’t find it, I invent it. And when I do that, I deny meaninglessness, and when I do that I am lying to myself.
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