Why did I decide to add to the infinite series one more symbol? Why, to the vain skein which unwinds in eternity did I add another cause, effect, and woe?

There is a golem here. A golem is a vessel (usually ceramic) brought to life by the invocation and installation of special words that have the power to bring things to life.

…Is it not the task of you, Reader, to convey this varying, this unknown and uncircumscribed spirit, whatever aberration or complexity it may display, with as little mixture of the alien and external as possible? We are not pleading merely for courage and sincerity; we are suggesting that the proper stuff of your post is a little other than custom would have us believe it. We need your help. Any method is right, every method is right, that expresses what we wish to express, please help us. Bid this spirit to come alive and stand in our midst. This spirit, she would undoubtably bid us break her and bully her, as well as honor and love her, for so her youth is renewed and her sovereignty assured in her helping us…

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