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Drawing Toes, Insatiable Desire


“I only want to be who I am”

{Vérsion originale. Pour la version française déjà publiée, passez svp à Dessiner orteils ; désir insatiable.} 2,938 more words

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Dessiner orteils ; désir insatiable


« Je veux seulement être qui je suis. »


{The original, English version of Caroline’s letter will soon appear on Montaigbakhtinian, but this French version is going first.} 3,530 more words

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Adam Phillips, In Writing

‪Adam Phillips: “Writing needn’t be a world domination project… but just the attempt to find enough people who are interested in what matters to you‬”

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On Flirtation

Read 08/02/2017-13/02/2017

Rating: 2 stars

I’ve had Adam Phillips’ book, On Flirtation, on my bookshelf for more than ten years. I bought it on the recommendation of someone highly inappropriate with whom I was flirting, at a time when someone else was flirting with me and I was flirting with the idea of being a more hedonistic person than had previously been the case. 2,493 more words

Book Review

On Balance: Adam Phillips, Part I

For Adam Phillips, who has authored close to two-dozen, books, there is no such thing as too many words, contradictions, or questions left unanswered. He has managed to fit more insights, and dense, dichotomous, mind-bending maxims into these 300 pages than I can possibly review in one piece. 720 more words

13 ways of looking at a bureaucrat

“Psychoanalysts don’t usually write essays; they tend to write lectures or papers or chapters, or what are called, perhaps optimistically, contributions.” Adam Phillips “Coda: up to a point” in…

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The Real World Today

goals scored at least? 11/11/16

The Admirals found the back of the net more than once. And lost 957 more words