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The Age of Wire and String Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Society Summary

Ben Marcus
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The Society Summary

The section titled The Society begins with Automobile, Watchdog is a funny description of a car. For example, the front appears to be identical to that of a horse-drawn carriage, but without the "neighing unit" whose snorts and brays divert the airflow. The passenger is described as a triangular opening between the steering wheel and the street. If any air flows into the car, the driver or passenger coughs and is expelled into the ocean, carrying with him bits of scenery. Swimming, Strictly an Inscription defines swimming as a eulogy delivered beside a grave. By extension, it is a commemoration of the dead that involves arcing movements of the limbs. Nowadays, people swim in large groups as they await open graves. Welder, Cessation of All Life declares that welding can involve the entire body, as in what the author calls somatic welding, or it may...

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