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"Act of Love" / Memorable Fancies #1521

[“…the strategic enumeration of the passions and the meetings.” – Alain Badiou, Rhapsody for the Theatre]

I’ve numbered all the times when we’ve been passionate together, or when I’ve been, anyway, and you were at least complaisant. 10 more words

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Faith in Trauma: Breaking the Spell

Trauma-Faith: Breaking the Spell (continued and concluded)

The decision whereby one comes truly alive is itself never without risk. If it were, there would be nothing… 733 more words

Philosophy

Alain Badiou: Theory of the Subject

Standing Before the Door, A Structural Marxist:

When there’s a fire in the building, you have to be wary of doors. Grab hold of the wrong doorknob and you might earn a searing memento of your own foolishness. 1,728 more words

Marxism

Justin Erik Halldór Smith on the Badiou Studies Hoax

I would normally excerpt something here so that you could get a sense of what’s happening in the piece, but Smith’s short essay is really well put together and I had a hard time choosing a paragraph that made sense to pull out that would make sense removed from context. 13 more words

Theory