[Marxism] Fwd: LENIN'S TOMB: On Fetish
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Sun Aug 27 06:16:48 MDT 2017
The world is falling apart and Richard Seymour writes about this:
In the Lacanian terms of which Beller avails himself, the subject wholly
trapped in the order of images, is psychotic.
Lacking a symbolic structure to give structure to the imaginary world,
the psychotic depends on a knot of delusion to hold it all together.
Should it unravel, the subject would be exposed to a terrifying chaos of
experience. And a delusion is not in the order of belief, about which
one can entertain doubts: it is experienced as certainty, as an
objective, intrusive reality. For that reason, psychotic delusion is
often discernible not by its incoherence, but by its spurious and often
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