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In this context, each trace that a match leaves on the paper symbolizes a life cycle. Each trace is similar to and different from each other, as all life cycles are. If the traces of matches are considered to be the signs in relation with bodies, a match is naturally not a living creature, which aspires and transforms oxygen into carbon dioxide. Life and death are not only the beginning and also the end in the cycle in Heraclitus's conceptualization of fire and his ontology. Here, the trace of the match on the paper becomes the sign of the instance as the conjuncture of the process; It is a chain of continuous existence and extinction. Therefore, death becomes irrelevant. And what exists is the state where nothing disappears an eternal flow.

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