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“Jacques Lacan reminds us, that in sex, each individual is to a large extent on their own, if I can put it that way.” – Naturally, the other’s body has to be mediated, but at the end of the day, the pleasure will be always your pleasure. 265 more words

London, 15 July 2015

Dear C-,

Exactly 226 years and one day ago today, a group of rioters stormed the Bastille prison in Paris and freed all the inmates often unjustly incarcerated there. 828 more words

Politics

.. there is no doubt that two fundamental episodes of Mao’s political struggle can be regarded as grave failures, which took a high toll in human lives: the Great Leap Forward and the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.

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Quotes And Reposts

US Foreign Policy: A Force For Good?

‘…[T]he idea of Evil has become essential. No intellectual will actually defend the brutal power of money and the accompanying political disdain for the disenfranchised, or for manual laborers, but many agree to say that the real Evil is elsewhere. 803 more words

Η χρονικότητα του καπιταλισμού είναι η σημειωτόν διαχρονική κινητικότητα του κεφαλαίου η οποία παράγει βλέμμα, αναπνοή και φόβο. Αυτό είναι και το έμβιο ον που παράγει το κεφάλαιο, ο χρόνος του έγκειται στην πεπερασμένη παροντική αναπνοή που εισπνέει μέχρι θανάτου, μια ασφυκτική παροντική αναπνοή.

Φιλοσοφία

CINEMA THINKS - Cinema and the Philosophical Project of Alain Badiou.

“There is something interesting in cinema because we cannot reduce it to a conceptual definition.”

The above quote from renowned contemporary philosopher Alain Badiou opens up a world of theoretical enquiry into cinema as an art form and where it might be heading. 1,082 more words

Film Theory

Between Badiou and Spinoza: On Epistemic Conditioning and The Doctrine of Parallelism

“The true is generic, even when being is the power of singularities.”

— Alain Badiou, ‘Spinoza’s Closed Ontology’

(short essay currently in progress…)

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