The gadget-Eros

By | October 3rd, 2018|LRO 94|

The gadget-Eros [1] “Only love allows jouissance to condescend to desire.”[2] However, in a universe of sexual consumption, where the sex market is particularly extended and can be accessed in a variety of ways, the love partner is assigned a new status. Along with the spread of the ready-made fantasy, the subject’s relation to jouissance [...]

Millenarianism 2.0

By | September 26th, 2018|LRO 92|

Discourses on technology are capable of generating far more delusional metaphors than the field of science. These metaphors have fostered the creation of identity groupings, "communities of jouissance", which make the fetishization of technology into the foundation of a mystical preaching. Part of the explanation is that technologies reach much more extended spheres of human [...]

Of What Use is a Misunderstanding

By | October 2nd, 2016|LRO 48|

A misunderstanding has funny mechanics: the person speaking and the person listening don’t associate the same signification to a word. It’s a very short, dense, instant and most often no one takes notice of it when it happens. Its effects can be devastating. We then speak of clearing up a misunderstanding to avoid a battle [...]

In Defence of an Immoderate Life

By | July 11th, 2016|LRO 42|

KRING-LRO: ‘Restlessness’ and – surprisingly – ‘in defense of an immoderate life’: this title requires clarification. It seems to suggest that you disagree with the contemporary discourse that has infiltrated healthcare: relax, slow down, avoid burn-out, finding the ideal balance between work and family, etc., while at the same time there is an increasing regulation [...]