Monthly Archives: November 2013

Malabou’s Most Wanted: Fragment from Catherine Malabou on Plasticity and the Death Drive

“Organic life strangely suffers from the same defect as architecture: space is the privileged metaphor for its developments. But the plasticity of mental life implies an unpicturable state of things in which emergence and preservation, life and inertia, vitality and passivity coincide in time—not in space. This simultaneity between the two meanings of plasticity— the […]

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Moloch, continued

From Glenn Beck’s The Eye of Moloch (2013) Apparently this passage involves some lightbulb moment wherein a character realizes that the media is like the cattle industry: “For the men attending, this meeting was a huge success. By the time it was over they’d gotten everything they wanted and more. For my part, I was left […]

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