Where do random thoughts come from?

Where do random thoughts come from?

Here’s how a modern dadaist composition would sound nowadays, using the cut-up technique with random word generator:

“I was very proud of my nickname throughout high school but today – I couldn’t be any different to what my nickname was. I will never be this young again. Ever. Oh damn… I just got older. The mysterious diary records the voice. Mary plays the piano. The waves were crashing on the shore; it was a lovely sight. Abstraction is often one floor above you. They got there early, and they got really good seats. Where do random thoughts come from? She advised him to come back at once. I currently have 4 windows open up… and I don’t know why. I am happy to take your donation; any amount will be greatly appreciated. The river stole the gods. Should we start class now, or should we wait for everyone to get here? The sky is clear; the stars are twinkling. Don’t step on the broken glass. Wednesday is hump day, but has anyone asked the camel if he’s happy about it? I really want to go to work, but I am too sick to drive. If you like tuna and tomato sauce- try combining the two. It’s really not as bad as it sounds. I am never at home on Sundays. There was no ice cream in the freezer, nor did they have money to go to the store.”

Tristan Tzara, you should be proud of myself.

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