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Love means giving something you don't have to someone who doesn't want it.
All sorts of things in this world behave like mirrors.
What does it matter how many lovers you have if none of them gives you the universe?
The I is always in the field of the Other.
I think where I am not, therefore I am where I do not think. I am not whenever I am the plaything of my thought; I think of what I am where I do not think to think.
Meaning is produced not only by the relationship between the signifier and the signified but also, crucially, by the position of the signifiers in relation to other signifiers.
The reason we go to poetry is not for wisdom, but for the dismantling of wisdom
The only thing of which one can be guilty is of having given ground relative to one's desire.
The real is what resists symbolization absolutely.
The unconscious is the discourse of the Other.
In other words, the man who is born into existence deals first with language; this is a given. He is even caught in it before his birth.
The unconscious is structured like a language.
What could be more convincing, moreover, than the gesture of laying one's cards face up on the table?
The best image to sum up the unconscious is Baltimore in the early morning.
The Mirror Stage as formative in the function of the I as revealed in psychoanalytic experience.
Love makes the Real of desire accessible without its tragic dimension
But what Freud showed us… was that nothing can be grasped, destroyed, or burnt, except in a symbolic way, as one says, in effigie, in absentia.
I am there where it is spoken that the universe is a defect in the purity of non-being.
For the signifier is a unit in its very uniqueness, being by nature symbol only of an absence.
Yet, analytical truth is not as mysterious, or as secret, so as to not allow us to see that people with a talent for directing consciences see truth rise spontaneously.
If psychoanalysis clarifies some facts of sexuality, it is not by aiming at them in their own reality, not in biological experience.
Since Freud, the center of man is not where we thought it was; one has to go on from there.
We emphasize that such a form of communication is not absent in man, however evanescent a naturally given object may be for him, split as it is in its submission to symbols.
The knowledge that there is a part of the psychic functions that are out of conscious reach, we did not need to wait for Freud to know this!
The narration, in fact, doubles the drama with a commentary without which no mise en scene would be possible.
Symptoms, those you believe you recognize, seem to you irrational because you take them in an isolated manner, and you want to interpret them directly.
Writings scatter to the winds blank checks in an insane charge. And were they not such flying leaves, there would be no purloined letters.
The sentence completes its signification only with its last term.
Aside from that reservation, a fictive tale even has the advantage of manifesting symbolic necessity more purely to the extent that we may believe its conception arbitrary.
My thesis is that the moral law is articulated with relation to the real as such, to the real insofar as it can be the guarantee of the Thing.
Love is giving something you don't have to someone who doesn't want it.