By | February 12th, 2020|LRO 209|

Parasite evokes two immediate psychoanalytic references. First, as Lacan articulated, language is a parasite for all speaking beings. Language inhabits us; we are infected with language before birth; and this parasite continues to worm its way through our bodies leaving traces and sometimes eruptions of jouissance. Language enjoys our bodies, and we also enjoy it. [...]