““Richness of inner life” is fundamentally fake: it is a screen, a false distance, whose function is to save my appearance, to render accessible to my imaginary narcissism my true social-symbolic identity.” – One of the ways to practise the critique of ideology i s therefore to invent strategies for unmasking this hypocrisy of the “inner life” and its “sincere” emotions. The experience we have of our lives from within, the story we tell ourselves about ourselves in order to account for what we are doing, is thus a lie-the truth lies rather outside, in what we do

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