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Deleuze Leibniz Cosmogenesis

You would have thought it was Spinoza, but Leibniz turn out to be the beating metaphysical heart of the Deleuzian universe and its modelling of cosmogenesis, the creation of worlds (compossible and incompossible) around inflection points, the emission of singularities … Continue reading

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The Place of Connection, A Form of Relationship (Distinct But Inseparable) (Deleuze)

How to sort through the relationship between this and that, the material and the immaterial, the political and the religious, art and everything else? The radical critical reflex is to start with and assert the value of one primary formation … Continue reading

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Bright Light on Hudson River (Deleuze)

“Qualities and extensities, forms and matters, species and parts are not primary; they are imprisoned in individuals as though in a crystal, Moreover, the entire world may be read, as though in a crystal ball, in the moving depth of … Continue reading

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(Deleuze & Guattari) Jews + Jews + Jews (Cynthia Baker)

A giddy dive into the elaboration of a concept, Cynthia Baker’s Jew will lend itself inevitably to two kinds of weak misreadings among many of its readers. The first possible misreading mirrors Foucault’s once provocative contention that “the homosexual” did … Continue reading

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Post Industrial Salt Marsh (Richard W. DeKorte Park)

Went on an ex-urban hike through the ecological ruins alongside the northern parts of the New Jersey Turnpike. What remains a sublimely wasted industrial, post-industrial landscape is now complemented by a group of parks and trails forming a wet-green lung. … Continue reading

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(Pasolini) Hardscrabble Religious Image (The Gospel According to St. Mathew)

I think one could reasonably argue that in modern art, including cinema, including cinema that touches upon “the spiritual in art,” the background frames are more important than the figures operating on the foreground. The ones that grabbed me most … Continue reading

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(Lonely) The Last Metaphysician (Gilles Deleuze and The Logic Of Sense)

Here’s a quick attempt to sketch out some key concepts in The Logic of Sense. As always, I’m reading between the lines for religion and Talmud, in this case in relation to sense and non-sense, fantasy and paradox as modeled … Continue reading

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