"the double is “myself,”…conceived …under the modality of the …ethereal body, a pure substance of enjoyment exempted from the circuit of generation and corruption,…my mirror image, …what is “in me more than myself’"
- S. Zizek (via alterities)
"We don’t have to look at Iraq for an analogue to Missouri. We can look instead at Missouri."
- Elif Batuman on the problematic comparison. (via newyorker)
(Source: newyorker.com, via newyorker)