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    nor it matters

    Hi,

    I want to know if I should write - nor does it matter there are... or nor it matters there are... in the paragraph below,

    Home is the most distant place whether you are or not at home right now [...] it does not matter you cannot walk down that hill or I cannot leave this island, nor it matters if there are beautiful distances, we are the world's most desirable distance.

    Should I use 'if' after 'nor it matters'?

    Thanks.

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    Re: nor it matters

    Quote Originally Posted by iamtime View Post
    Hi,

    I want to know if I should write - nor does it matter there are... or nor it matters there are... in the paragraph below,

    Home is the most distant place whether you are at home [repositioned] or not right now [...] it does not matter if [or 'that'] you cannot walk down that hill or I cannot leave this island, nor does it matters if there are beautiful distances. We are the world's most desirable distance.

    ...
    (I've no idea what it means though. 'We are the world's most desirable distance' - Hmm Sounds very poetic, but... What are you smoking

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    Re: nor it matters

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    (I've no idea what it means though. 'We are the world's most desirable distance' - Hmm Sounds very poetic, but... What are you smoking

    b
    Thanks Bob for the correction!

    Yes I know it is strange. I try to extend the idea below and to blur the boundary between body, place and house,

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    ‘The human being is a creature of distance! And only by way of the real primordial distance that the human in his transcendence establish toward all beings does the true nearness to things begin to grow in him. And only the capacity to hear into the distance summons forth the awakening of the answer of those humans who should be near.’
    Martin Heidegger, Metaphysical Foundations of Logic.
    Thanks!

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