Michel Foucault

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Michel Foucault (born Paul-Michel Foucault) (15 October 1926 – 25 June 1984) was a French philosopher, social theorist, historian of ideas, and literary critic. His philosophical theories addressed what power is and how it works, the manner in which it controls knowledge and vice versa, and how it is used as a form of social control. Foucault is be ...
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11 November 2014
Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.
11 November 2014
Chance does not speak essentially through words nor can it be seen in their convolution. It is the eruption of language, its sudden appearance.... It's not a night atwinkle with stars, an illuminated sleep, nor a drowsy vigil. It is the very edge of consciousness.
11 November 2014
The judges of normality are present everywhere. We are in the society of the teacher-judge, the doctor-judge, the educator- judge, the "social worker"-judge.
11 November 2014
The strategic adversary is fascism ... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.
11 November 2014
The practice of S/M is the creation of pleasure.... And that's why S/M is really a subculture. It's a process of invention. S/M is the use of a strategic relationship as a source of pleasure.

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