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"The Wrecking Ground, pt. 23" by Lee Huttner

Updated: Dec 2, 2018

"The Wrecking Ground" is an essay told in parts by Lee Huttner. We will be publishing a new part each week on our blog. Stay tuned!



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Between the five senses, the most closely related are sight and touch, especially when that which is sighted and that which is touched is another living body. Sight is always undergirded by touch. What we see, we associate with its potential to be touched. In this way, touch always precedes sight. We see in order to gauge our distance from tactility; the tactile is the full realization of the visible.