Watershed: A Dream about a Molecular Revolution

Watershed: A Dream about a Molecular Revolution

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Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool Aug. 28, 1963.

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool Aug. 28, 1963.

I understood the term “watershed” many years ago while I was reading Guattari’s Schizoanalytic Cartographies for the first time. Even though Guattari never referred to such an expression, that night I had a dream about a molecular revolution. (more…)

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The Will to Knowledge: What matters that to us, philosophers?

The Will to Knowledge: What matters that to us, philosophers?

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Nietzsche 1975. Photography by F. Hartmann in Basel.

Nietzsche 1975. Photography by F. Hartmann in Basel.

In the case of Nietzsche nothing about his thought was a question of scrupulous skepticism or moral belief, but a matter of fact to be affirmed, not even confirmed: the event of sense in him has nothing to do with beliefs but with the values which are immanent to it, outside it. (more…)

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…It is a deep identity, a zone of indiscernibility more profound than any sentimental identification: the man who suffers is a beast, the beast that suffers is a man. This is the reality of becoming. What revolutionary person - in art, politics, religion, or elsewhere - has not felt that extreme moment when he or she was nothing but a beast, and became responsible not for the calves that died, but before the calves that died?
Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation by Gilles Deleuze (via dialecticsof)

Nietzsche, Homer & the Theater of Language

Nietzsche, Homer & the Theater of language

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Portrait of Homer. Roman copy after a Greek Hellenistic original. Townley Collection

Portrait of Homer. Roman copy after a Greek Hellenistic original. Townley Collection

If we are able to say today, precisely after 114 years of Nietzsche’s death, that the early studies he devoted to Homer were to reopen the lines behind the groundings of our present, so as to sail the principles that deepen what is properly historical in language, it is not only in the sense that history itself…

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