Hey Brian, 

I gotta say, at first I thought you were just screwing around, and perhaps I made a mistake by not outright shutting you down, but of course I'm not going to help you try to detrimentally confuse some lady in prison so thoroughly that the world she comes back to is completely different than we tell her it is.

First of all, and most importantly, it's crazy!!

Second, it'd never work. Even 'if' we did it the way you're proposing, it'd take decades. Also, from what I've heard the mail any mail I'd send would get returned. Mail from different addresses but the same person looks suspect and it's against prison rules. And while you and 'I' know we aren't the same person, no one else is going to believe that fact. It's not like Brian Dykemans are 'John Smith' common and 

even if they were, what are the chances of two of them writing the same convict? 

This leads me to also note I don't know any other Brian Dykemans, nor do I, as of your last letter, plan to seek any others out. I'm also, frankly, a little perturbed at your including me in you schemes when words like 'we' and 'us,' are used. I never agreed to be a part of any of this.

You have to understand, that in my mind, nothing this lady could have written merits the sort of abstract, social terrorism you brainstormed. As I mentioned earlier, she's a woman in prison and doesn't need to be punished any more than she already is. 

What I'm really surprised by is the fact you don't seem to have given even one moment of consideration to the idea that maybe this

lady was simply trying to be funny or in her own way give you a hard time by using your style.

I hate to come off with what might seem an overwhelming amount of tough love, but I think you need to take some time to cool off with this. You're talking about some really crazy stuff. 

Seriously though, you've gone this long without sending her a letter, so you're already well into the 'ignoring her' phase, even though for you it hasn't been ignoring her but trying to figure out what to write. Just keep letting that play out. I bet you'll see her next letter is either right back to normal, or you won't get a letter back from her at all. The latter case being what I think would be the most ideal.

Also I don't think the Unabomber sent 

his mail through other people's addresses. Even if he had, I have a feeling the postal system has taken actions to help address the standards by which mail is handled/labeled and tracked to prevent such instances from once again occurring.

As to your artwork, I apologize that I didn't comment on it before now. Your subject matter tends to be what grabs my attention and lingers in my mind when writing replies. What you are able to accomplish always stands out and I can't imagine how much time you must have to spend working on it. However, while I appreciate it, I can’t say I have much of an understanding for what you are trying to do with it. Maybe you can better explain those things to me.

Take care, and choose your actions wisely!

-Brian

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Brian (e)'s Fifth Letter to Brian (w)
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Hey Brian, 

I gotta say, at first I thought you were just screwing around, and perhaps I made a mistake by not outright shutting you down, but of course I'm not going to help you try to detrimentally confuse some lady in prison so thoroughly that the world she comes back to is completely different than we tell her it is.

First of all, and most importantly, it's crazy!!

Second, it'd never work. Even 'if' we did it the way you're proposing, it'd take decades. Also, from what I've heard the mail any mail I'd send would get returned. Mail from different addresses but the same person looks suspect and it's against prison rules. And w...

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