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You guys, I don’t know what to say other than “thesis”. First draft is just about done. So from there it should be smooth sailing. right? RIGHT?

celebrate!

You guys, I don’t know what to say other than “thesis”. First draft is just about done. So from there it should be smooth sailing. right? RIGHT?

amiquote:

Jacques Derrida on love and being

"The difference between the who and the what at the heart of love, separates the heart. It is often said that love is the movement of the heart. Does my heart move because I love someone who is an absolute singularity, or because I love the way that someone is? (…)

That is to say, the history of love, the heart of love, is divided between the who and the what. The question of Being, to return to philosophy - because the first question of philosophy is: What is it "to Be?" What is Being? The question of Being is itself always already divided between who and what. Is ‘Being’ someone or some thing? I speak of abstractly, but I think that whoever starts to love, is in love, or stops loving, is caught between this division of the who and the what. One wants to be true to someone - singularly, irreplaceably - and one perceives that this someone isn’t x or y. They didn’t have the qualities, properties, the images, that I thought I’d loved. So fidelity is threatened by the difference between the who and the what.”(tnx myserendipities)