“Kant’s unconditional moral Law is (one of ) the name(s) of pure desire, so that desire and Law are one and the same thing.” – ..desire itself (i.e. , acting upon one’s desire, not compromising it) can no longer be grounded in any “pathological” interests or motivations, and thus meets the criteria of the Kantian ethical act, so that “following one’s desire” overlaps with “doing one’s duty.” The opposition is thus not between the egotist search for pleasures and ethical care for others, but between unconditional fi delity to the “law of desire” beyond the pleasure principle (which can assume the form of fi delity to a sexual Truth Event of love, the form of fi delity to an ethico- political Idea, the form of fi delity to one’s artistic or scientifi c engagement … ) and the betrayal of this “law of desire” on behalf of some pathological “goods. ” – SLAVOJ ZIZEK http://ift.tt/1Kc6PGL

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