Michele [Bernstein] thanks you for your first letter [from China] (sent at the end of October), which she received only five or six days later. As Kostas says, the world is no longer so vast to those who know what they are talking about.
As your letter announced another, longer and certainly more in-depth set of impressions and conclusions on your recent adventures, I will wait for this letter to arrive before I respond to you; but, as I continue to await it, I write this note to remind you.
For the moment, all goes well here. The eggs begin to crack us: from the qualitative point of view, that is to say.Quite amicably,
 Then in China on an academic scholarship.
 Kostas Papaioannou, philosopher, specialist in Hegel and Marx, most notably the author of The Cold Ideology and The Marxists.
 "Dialectical eggs": culinary preparation by Rene Vienet that is made by cooking the whites and yellows of eggs separately before serving them together.
(Published in Guy Debord, Correspondance, Volume 2, 1960-1964. Footnotes by Alice Debord. Translated from the French by NOT BORED! May 2005.)