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Imagine having sex and someone from the alumni association bursts in to ask for a donation.
Everywhere the professional intrudes: a former coworker signs in; a friend’s status message links to his latest article (Congrats, dude! And as the virtual setting is all wrong for eros, so too is the actual one, because most of our Gchats happen at the office.
In 1667, the Gobelins tapestry-weaving workshop became Louis XIV’s official furniture supplier.
Previously, fabric—like Madame de Rambouillet’s velvet—had been confined to walls and clothing.
Thus was conversation enshrined—en-couched—as a vehicle of Enlightenment, fundamental to the self-improvement of civilization.
Face-to-face exchanges continued in the exchange of letters.
Our banalities are more shameful than any fantasy or confession.
Gmail saves the histories of our chats, should we ever care to look.
Listening and talking became even easier in the 1680s, with the introduction of the sofa. For the first time in history, people could sit comfortably together indoors for long stretches—thereby making it easier for them to speak comfortably together for long stretches.
Blue velvet lined the walls of the room, which became known as “the French Parnassus”: a model for the 17th- and 18th-century salons, where aristocratic women led male in polite and lively discussion. But conversation, in the 17th century, was a novel ideal of speech: not utilitarian instructions or religious catechism, but an exchange of ideas, a free play of wit.
Thus the hostesses of the Enlightenment received visitors in a new kind of furniture.
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