Print is predictable and impersonal

Print is predictable and impersonal, conveying information in a mechanical transaction with the reader’s eye.

Handwriting, by contrast, resists the eye, reveals its meaning slowly, and is as intimate as skin.

– Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being, pg 12

3 thoughts on “Print is predictable and impersonal”

  1. Really liked this. Most of my writing these days is on computer or phone. BUT, my most pleasurable writing is the use of my fountain pen. I journal every day. Its often the first thing I write.

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