Tuesday, November 11, 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.
Michel Foucault (1926-1984), French philosopher. repr. In Michel Foucault, by Didier Eribon (1989, trans. 1991). interview, Oct. 1982, "Sex, Power and the Politics of Identity," published in Advocate (Aug. 7, 1984).