This masochism would thus be … a remainder from the phase of development in which the coalescence between the death instinct and Eros took place which is so important for life. — Sigmund Freud (via alterities)
Clinging to self-imposed rules gives a man … assurance that the symbolic order is whole and that it might have endowed him with phallic power. — Renata Salecl (via alterities)
in bathtubs full of
Charles Bukowski (via bittersweetsongs)
Wow bukowski so profound do you also bathe fully clothed you dickhead. “Oohh isn’t it funny that a person will eat when they’re hungry but will duck if you throw an apple at their face”
There is no debate to be had with it, it has no ideas of its own except to say that all ideas are its own, it has no ideas intrinsic to itself. Capitalism is, at its most basic level, a social relation of force. Capitalist society is made up of conflicting forces and it is only at this level that it can be undone, firstly in the collapse of its own forces and then in the revolutionary intervention of the proletariat. If capitalism is to collapse then it will do so at the level of the relation of economic forces, all of which (for the moment at least), and including the proletariat, can be said to be capitalist forces. It is during the collapse that revolutionary ideas begin to take hold. — nihilist communism
“I myself am a grain of that redeeming salt which makes all things blend well.”
—F. Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra: Part Three, “The Seven Seals (Or: The Yes and Amen Song),” §4 (excerpt).