The problem with Women

The problem with women are the same as the problem with men. We tend to see these as helpful categories. And perhaps sometimes they are? What we typically do when we speak about women or men is a short-cut that embodies a lot of different things. The problem is that in meeting other people the projection of what a ’woman really is’ (or what a ’man really is’) often overcodes and … Continue reading The problem with Women

A Thousand Tiny Sextapes (Part 2)

Read: A Thousand Tiny Sextapes (part 1) here.   Porn as community Today, porn on the internet is a well that never dries out. Although much of ”commercial”, mainstream pornography is produced in California, porn can also be seen as a growing do-it-yourself movement. Some search-engine-youtube-like sites, such as Pornhub, also has a division of what they are doing called Pornhub Community. The Community in this case consists … Continue reading A Thousand Tiny Sextapes (Part 2)

A Thousand Tiny Sextapes (Part 1)

Desiring machines At the outset of Anti-Oedipus Deleuze and Guattari lays out what they understand as desiring machines. The mouth coupled with the breast, the bee coupled with the flower. Desire, in Deleuze’s understanding of the word, is productive, it drives us forward, the amalgamation of the in some sense heretofore singular, or at least separable, into a new totality is how desire works. Desire … Continue reading A Thousand Tiny Sextapes (Part 1)

The Cure #1: Control+Alt+Deleuze

In my last post I posited that capitalist individualism may be seen as a sickness. I wouldn’t do my job as a deleuzian philosopher if I didn’t take the mission command to introduce new problems and dream up new concepts, new worlds even. Here is one idea that has been floating around in my head for some time. How to merge a libertarianism (verging on anarchism) … Continue reading The Cure #1: Control+Alt+Deleuze

The Sickness

We live in a world where we are told by forces (I know, it sounds ominous but bear with me) tell us that the individual should be self-sufficient. In their seminal works on Capitalism and Schizophrenia, Deleuze and Guattari talks about how psychoanalysis ’works’, but is no neutral practice. I would argue that the same holds true for not only psychoanalysis but principally every strand of psychology … Continue reading The Sickness