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Well! Well! And now?

By | March 24th, 2020|COVID-19 / 2020 #14|

When the real arises in our life, it comes without warning, as unknown, it constitutes an event we cannot describe. We are speechless. Following in the footsteps of Freud and Lacan, we can talk about trauma as the unexpected encounter with the unspeakable real. Tyché Lacan borrows the term tyché from Aristotle.[1] Confronted by tyché, [...]

The Other that Does Not Exist and Its Scientific Committees

By | March 23rd, 2020|COVID-19 / 2020 #13|

The epidemic and its committees What is very striking in this global epidemic is that all governments, dictatorships, democracies whether illiberal or not, populisms of all kinds and all forms are led to take drastic measures to manage the population. How to justify them? Pure autocrats, those actually so or who merely dream they are, [...]

Overexcitation

By | March 23rd, 2020|COVID-19 / 2020 #12|

Recently, there has been an increasing number of pictures in the media that show us that the earth is being overexcited with Covid-19.  On Sunday, March 15th, Austrians were exposed to an impact of a great Other, a government closely linked to science taking strong measures which drastically limit the possibilities of interpersonal contact. What [...]

# 23312

By | March 21st, 2020|COVID-19 / 2020 #10|

There is a particular image, originally distributed by Reuters, the British news agency, and created by Alissa Eckert and Dan Higgings, which is circulating on the internet. It is easily retrievable on the web by entering its code on Google: # 23312. It was created for the US agency Center for Disease Control (CDC). On [...]

Finding in the Very Impasse of a Situation the Vital Force of Desire

By | March 19th, 2020|COVID-19 / 2020 #8|

"It’s war on the virus". "War", this was the quilting point in the address given by the President of the French Republic on Monday, March 16 at 8 p.m., just prior to the decision of confinement. From the point of view informed by scientific knowledge, it lagged fifteen days behind the real, but the possibility [...]

The Bonfire of the Vanities

By | March 18th, 2020|COVID-19 / 2020 #7|

For some time now contemporary capitalism in the form of bio-politics has succeeded in colonising the domain of life in order on the one hand to extract maximum profit from the health market and on the other hand to introduce new strategies for the management of populations in the name of the dynamic between risk [...]

The Periphrastic Silence of Kiki Dimoula: A Tribute

By | March 18th, 2020|LRO 218|

Instances of our analytical experience can often be detected in the art of poetry, and it is a pleasant surprise whenever this happens. These instances seem to incubate in the inside of poems imperceptibly, almost unintentionally, and with an enviable economy of means. The dimension of lack, void, and silence, being endemic in the in-between [...]