Some nature of love

In love one must deliver oneself, give out everything. But this encloses a paradox with excess. Who gives out his/her life becomes dependent by extinguishing oneself and, therefore, the relationship. In Spanish exists the word desvivirse, literally to un-live oneself. In German is the word aufopfern, literally to sacrifice or burn oneself. That is the understanding of love,…

Gaze’s Possession

I recently read “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema” by Laura Mulvey, a critique to mainstream films about the role of feminine characters. In this text she coins the paradox of phallocentrism, namely the male phallus coming to existence through the women’s lack of it. In other words, the women`s lack of a penis/phallus awakens in men the complex of…

FB in Relationships

Photo by Erick Torres, taken from “It’s not You, It’s Facebook…”. Ten 57 Magazine. http://www.ten57mag.com/2012/03/08/facebook-relationships/ on Monday May the 4th, at 12:53. It comes a point in our relationships where Facebook is determining, like if not having a relationship status really means not having a relationship in reality or not admitting it… maybe there are just persons who…