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One More Effort to Love Women!

By | May 1st, 2019|LRO 149|

The high-profile sexual harassment cases attest to the fact that women continue to pursue their liberation, this time with the support of a mass movement. Those who put forward the arguments and counter-arguments bear witness to the importance of what is at stake. Let us salute this movement as strongly as we can. The belittling [...]

The Time of the Era and the Time of an Analysis

By | April 27th, 2019|LRO 148|

In the course of his Brazilian seminars published under the title of “The Erotics of Time”, Jacques-Alain Miller, referring to La Rochefoucauld’s saying about the impossibility of looking death in the face, states: We could say there is a Horror Temporis[1]. After the decline of the Name of the Father, and confronted with the empire [...]

University Discourse, Modern Dictatorships and Hysteric Discourse

By | April 24th, 2019|LRO 147|

On April 9, 2019, the elections to State of Israel’s 21st Knesset were held. Eventually, a large right wing party won the elections and is about to form coalition with ultra-orthodox Jewish and extreme right wing parties, in order to form the most right winged government ever to exist in Israel. On the agenda, new [...]

Bodies That Gestate

By | April 20th, 2019|LRO 146|

Stumbling around in search of a subject of its own, after having constructed and deconstructed it several times, feminism seemed to dissolve into gender theory, which put the accent on the “bodies that matter”(1), that is, all those excluded by the heterosexist norm. The result was the multiplication of identities, which were not any the [...]

Captivations of the Algorithmic Ego

By | April 17th, 2019|LRO 145|

Against the lures of the imaginary, Jacques-Alain Miller has defined psychoanalysis as “an invitation for the subject to abstract himself from the ineluctable modality of the visible and renounce the image in favour of the signifier.”[1] How crucial a clinical orientation this is, in our Society of the Spectacle, becomes clear when we consider the [...]

The Hate Speech

By | April 13th, 2019|LRO 144|

The sway of populism in the political life of Europe today is not new. It filled the socio-political scene between WW1 and 2 from Spain to Italy, Britain to Germany and Scandinavia. The populist speech and the hate speech are correlative. Quantitative logic, whose paradoxes Lacan elaborated in his later teaching, allow us to make [...]

Art and Fiction: George Widener’s Time Machine

By | April 10th, 2019|LRO 143|

George Widener’s Time Machine (2011) [1]       (*)   Amazing! If from the Freudian and Lacanian standpoint, the artist precedes the psychoanalyst,[2] between words and images, what are the effects of the act of writing or displaying on him? To encounter a selection of artworks such as Time Machine (2011) and Magic Square [...]

The movie “Holy Air”: Beyond the Name of the Father

By | April 6th, 2019|LRO 142|

Searching for an invention that will answer the real A film by the director and actor from Nazareth, Shady Srour, was screened a few months ago in Israeli cinemas after participating in many international festivals. The film describes, in a humorous and delicate manner, the complexity of the life of a young Palestinian Arab couple [...]