“It is the law of the pleasure principle, which commands the subject to “Enjoy as little as possible!”, and thus maintains the subject at a safe distance from the Thing.” – The Oedipus complex represents the regulation of desire by the law. ..“Desire is the reverse of the law.” ..Law imposes limits on desire

(citing Lacan’s Écrits. p.787) – http://ift.tt/1Ma82NL

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“It is not that ..we repress some traumatic content, and then this content continues to haunt us, repeating itself in disguised forms. ..Repression emerges with the “reification” of the Real into a Thing that resists symbolization. – Then the repressed Real repeats itself.” – Slavoj Zizek, Less Than Nothing

“Alexandre Leupin describes this surplus in language or in the body as the quality of meaning Lacan called the jouissance” – ELLIE RAGLAND

“We are used to the real.. ..The real exsists as a kind of “extimate” object at a point where subjects are objects—the gaze, the voice, the void, and so on, not masters of the word.” – THE PLEASURES OF DEATH – ELLIE RAGLAND

“symptom – ..the way everyone enjoys the unconscious insofar as they are determined by the unconscious.” – http://ift.tt/1AzwKUo 31 R.S.I., in Ornicar, 3, 1975, lesson of 2/18/75: “Je définis le symptôme par la façon dont chacun jouit de l’inconscient entant que l’inconscient le détermine” – JACQUES LACAN