"...the thingness of something becomes apparent when it is no longer functioning
as it did before or it becomes dysfunctional or if it appears in an unexpected place..."
I discovered that stealing required a loose, casual energy, a sort of oneness with the environment, like surfing or horse-whispering. And once I knew I could do it I felt strangely obliged to. I remember feeling guilty for not stealing, as though I were wasting money.