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Jean Baudrillard



    To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light.

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    If you say, I love you, then you have already fallen in love with language, which is already a form of break up and infidelity.

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    Democracy is the menopause of Western society, the Grand Climacteric of the body social. Fascism is its middle-aged lust.

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    There exists, between people in love, a kind of capital held by each. This is not just a stock of affects or pleasure, but also the possibility of playing double or quits with the share you hold in the other's heart.

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    In the same way that we need statesmen to spare us the abjection of exercising power, we need scholars to spare us the abjection of learning.

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