"You never see animals going through the absurd and often horrible fooleries of magic and religion… . Only man behaves with such gratuitous folly. It is the price he has to pay for being intelligent but not, as yet, quite intelligent enough."
what's something you find really overrated?
Grown up stuff.
"Bodies are first to be touched. Bodies are first masses, masses offered without anything to articulate. It is by touching the Other that a body is a body … it is nothing but the being-exposed."
"I am tired of trying to hold things together that cannot be held. Trying to control what cannot be controlled. I am tired of denying myself what I want for fear of breaking things I cannot fix. They will break no matter what we do."