Nietzche. On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense

Nietzche, Friedrich. "On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense." The Rhetorical Tradition: Readings from Classical Times to the Present, edited by Patricia Bizzell and Bruce Herzberg, Boston & New York, Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001, pp. 1171-79. To remember: language is rhetoric (1169). The pride connected with knowing and sensing lies like a blinding fog over … Continue reading Nietzche. On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense

May, Todd. Gilles Deleuze, An Introduction

May, Todd. Gilles Deleuze An Introduction. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 1-17. Print. To remember: In a world that holds banality to be a virtue and originality a disease, Deleuze never stops asking the question of what other possibilities life holds open to us, or, more specifically, of how we might think about things … Continue reading May, Todd. Gilles Deleuze, An Introduction

wondering that there is being.

Deleuze, Gilles, and Félix Guattari. What is Philosophy? New York: Columbia University Press, 1994. Print. To know oneself, to learn to think, to act as if nothing were self evident-wondering, "wondering that there is being"-these, and many other determinations of philosophy create interesting attitudes, however tiresome they may be in the long run, but even … Continue reading wondering that there is being.

Deleuze. Active and Reactive, The body

Deleuze, Gilles. Nietzsche and Philosophy. London: Continuum, 1983. 39-41. Print. To remember: 'We are in the phase of modesty of consciousness" [Nietzsche] (39). To remind consciousness of its necessary modesty is to take it for what it is: a symptom; nothing but the symptom of a deeper transformation and of the activities of entirely non-spiritual … Continue reading Deleuze. Active and Reactive, The body