“In this empty place in the very heart of the Other, we must locate the problematic of the death drive.” – [Objet a is] a pure void, [the] cause of desire: a cause which ..in itself doesn’t exist +..is present only in a series of its effects.

– SLAVOJ ZIZEK on how jouissance thus doesn’t exist. Jouissance is the enjoyment one looks for in the Other, in whom one presumes to see objet a, enchanted by something that isn’t actually there http://alterities.tumblr.com/post/116311437040/in-this-empty-place-in-the-very-heart-of-the

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