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,…

From Posting to Sharing

Facebook has three periods in my memory. The first one corresponds to the genuine posts of one’s own, whether texts or photos. The second was characterized by audiovisual productions of its users. The last one is representative of the immanent pattern of other social media such as Twitter and Tumblr. To the former corresponds a…

The Paradox of Differences

The paradox of diferences lies in that where differences are given is within the common. For a specific situation they correspond two antipode responses. Lets think on a couple who just broke their relationship. We will find that response Diferences proceed from distinct contexts, from unequal experiences, from diversely lived lives. Within the same common…

Democratic Divergent Diversion

I believe democracy has two fields: the political field and the ideological field. To the former they belong the actors, while structures belong to the latter. We can say that democratic arenas are constituted by one political spectre parallel to one ideological spectre, both transversely fractionated by three main tendencies: left, centre, right. All the mentioned before is true for any…

The Annihilation of Sex

Considering freudian neurosis as the suppression of all libidinal instinct, pornography turns to be a mechanism of sexual annulation. Porn industry seems, initially, as a cultural contradiction, for it is meant to stealthily praise the satisfaction of the sexual desire that we’re demanded to subjugate; in second term, substitute it. Illustration extracted from: http://unapolillaalrededordelaluz.blogspot.mx/2008_06_01_archive.html Nevertheless, this…

Ghost of the Abandoned Place

One has the costume of entering abandoned houses or forgotten places. There relies one charm of a kind, a paralyzed momentum in time and space, of everything that was but was not, of events pretended to be and meant never to happen, of facts never thought to occur but that, somehow, did happen. Places abandoned in forgetfulness and forgotten in abandonment.…