Raoul Vaneigem quotes from “Basic Banalities”

Posted on 2013/10/13

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Reading “Basic Banalities”: https://rotenotes.wordpress.com/2013/10/11/raoul-vaneigem-basic-banalities/

Privative appropriation and domination are thus originally imposed and felt as a positive right…

Raoul Vaneigem privative appropriation domination positive right negative universality general illusion universal transcendence right to live Basic Banalities quotes

 […] Privative appropriation and domination are thus originally imposed and felt as a positive right, but in the form of a negative universality. Valid for everyone, justified in everyone’s eyes by divine or natural law, the right of privative appropriation is objectified in a general illusion, in a universal transcendence, in an essential law under which everyone individually manages to tolerate the more or less narrow limits assigned to his right to live and to the conditions of life in general. […]

It should not be forgotten that hierarchical power is inconceivable without transcendence, without ideologies, without myths.

[Raoul Vaneigem (diigo) – Basic Banalities: http://library.nothingness.org/articles/all/all/display/10]

But what can function as an archetype in a fragmented society?

But what can function as an archetype in a fragmented society?

[Raoul Vaneigem (diigo) – Basic Banalities: http://library.nothingness.org/articles/all/all/display/10]

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