H. W. : “Love is always reciprocal” said Lacan. Is this still true in the current context? What does that mean?
Jacques-Alain Miller : This sentence gets repeated over and over without being understood, or it gets understood the wrong way round. It…
I blogged this about a year ago and it ended up with over 180 notes. I think people missed the point and chose the most romantic passage out of this entire thing. I suggest people actually read this all the way through because it’s very interesting and not so twee. Click on through to the original post and see why shit’s fucked.
“I have to say, as someone who is not Christian, it’s hard for me to believe Christians are a persecuted people in America. God-willing, maybe one of you one day will even rise up and get to be president of this country - or maybe forty-four in a row. But, that’s my point, is they’ve taken this idea of no establishment as persecution, because they feel entitled, not to equal status, but to greater status.”—