Category Archives: Love

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What is called Loving? Where does Love come from?

We know so little about one another. We embrace a shadow and love a dream. ~  Söderberg If you’re trapped in the dream of the Other, you’re fucked. ~ Deleuze I’ve actually written two synchronous pieces on this matter, both of which

we heart realism

What is called Loving? Where does Love come from?

We know so little about one another. We embrace a shadow and love a dream. ~  Söderberg If you’re trapped in the dream of the Other, you’re fucked. ~ Deleuze I’ve actually written two synchronous pieces on this matter, both of which

In Praise of Love ~ Alain Badiou (2012)

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In Praise Of Love by Alain Badiou My rating: *** Badiou, Alain with Truong, Nicolas (2012) In Praise Of Love. Trans. Peter Bush, London: Serpent’s Tail I approached this short essay interview about the notion…

In Praise of Love ~ Alain Badiou (2012)

Originally posted on Refracted input:
In Praise Of Love by Alain Badiou My rating: *** Badiou, Alain with Truong, Nicolas (2012) In Praise Of Love. Trans. Peter Bush, London: Serpent’s Tail I approached this short essay interview about the notion…

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Passing Across The Dead Zone and Moving Towards The Dread Zone

It is early 1974, “in Washington, Richard Nixon was being pressed slowly into a corner, wrapped in a snarl of magnetic tapes. […] In Room 619 of the Eastern Maine Medical Center, Johnny Smith still slept. He had begun to

cenote 2006

Passing Across The Dead Zone and Moving Towards The Dread Zone

It is early 1974, “in Washington, Richard Nixon was being pressed slowly into a corner, wrapped in a snarl of magnetic tapes. […] In Room 619 of the Eastern Maine Medical Center, Johnny Smith still slept. He had begun to

Expulsion of the Negative and Affirmation of Life are Mutually Exclusive

To valorize negative sentiments or sad passions—that is the mystification on which nihilism bases its power. (Lucretius, then Spinoza, already wrote decisive passages on this subject. Before Nietzsche, they conceived philosophy as the power to affirm, as the practical struggle

Expulsion of the Negative and Affirmation of Life are Mutually Exclusive

To valorize negative sentiments or sad passions—that is the mystification on which nihilism bases its power. (Lucretius, then Spinoza, already wrote decisive passages on this subject. Before Nietzsche, they conceived philosophy as the power to affirm, as the practical struggle

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Philosophy and Poetry PDF E-Books

Philosophy E-books Novalis The Birth of Novalis: Friedrich Von Hardenberg’s Journal of 1797, With Selected Letters and Documents Fichte Studies Philosophical Writings Herder Selected Writings on Aesthetics Another Philosophy of History and Selected Political Writings Philosophical Writings Heidegger Contributions to

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Philosophy and Poetry PDF E-Books

Philosophy E-books Novalis The Birth of Novalis: Friedrich Von Hardenberg’s Journal of 1797, With Selected Letters and Documents Fichte Studies Philosophical Writings Herder Selected Writings on Aesthetics Another Philosophy of History and Selected Political Writings Philosophical Writings Heidegger Contributions to

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The Projection-Introjection Mechanism in Jack Kerouac’s The Subterraneans

The consequences of projection of fantasies onto the Real can be clearly observed in Kerouac’s The Subterraneans, which was quite a subversive book in its time, carrying Kerouac quite high up the cultural ladder, and in Burroughsian terms “causing thousands

a room with a window

The Projection-Introjection Mechanism in Jack Kerouac’s The Subterraneans

The consequences of projection of fantasies onto the Real can be clearly observed in Kerouac’s The Subterraneans, which was quite a subversive book in its time, carrying Kerouac quite high up the cultural ladder, and in Burroughsian terms “causing thousands

Slavoj Zizek – Fear Thy Neighbor as Thyself (Video)

Hosted by The Institute for Human Sciences at Boston University on November 26, 2007, in this lecture entitled “Fear Thy Neighbor as Thyself: Antinomies of Tolerant Reason” Slavoj Zizek addresses perception, identity, and the “other”.

Slavoj Zizek – Fear Thy Neighbor as Thyself (Video)

Hosted by The Institute for Human Sciences at Boston University on November 26, 2007, in this lecture entitled “Fear Thy Neighbor as Thyself: Antinomies of Tolerant Reason” Slavoj Zizek addresses perception, identity, and the “other”.

Slavoj Zizek – Love Beyond Law

“Love beyond Law” involves a “feminine” sublimation of drives into love…[love] is here no longer merely a narcissistic (mis)recognition to be opposed to desire as the subject’s ‘truth’ but a unique case of direct asexual sublimation (integration into the order

Slavoj Zizek – Love Beyond Law

“Love beyond Law” involves a “feminine” sublimation of drives into love…[love] is here no longer merely a narcissistic (mis)recognition to be opposed to desire as the subject’s ‘truth’ but a unique case of direct asexual sublimation (integration into the order