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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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"Il est beau comme la retractilité des serres des oiseaux rapaces [...] et surtout, comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie !" -- Lautréamont

Journal of TorgoX (1933)

Thursday March 28, 2002
08:09 PM

Zizek Zizek Zizek

[ #3832 ]
Dear Log,

«... The real is bad news about the world as a whole, very much as the unconscious is bad news about the individual. This pessimistic tradition, developed by Nietzsche, Freud, Lacan and (today) Zizek, is becoming very prominent just at the moment. [Iris] Murdoch was evidently aware of it, referring to it more than once.

The Lacanian doctrine that all our writing and our religion is merely a cover-up through which we hide from ourselves the horror of the real seems to have troubled Iris Murdoch greatly, and it is perhaps what prompted her move towards dogmatic platonism. ...»

-- "Iris and the Death of God"

I like pie.

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