“The mistake of the melancholic […] is not simply to assert that something resists symbolic ‘sublation’ but, rather, to locate this resistance in a positively existing, albeit lost, object.” – slavoj zizek on melancholics

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“the desire for the death of the other is a defense against the insatiability of desire itself.” – sinthematica (via deathinstincts) deathinstincts.tumblr.com focuses on lacan’s concept of the death drive as a life drive or as our feeling overwhelmed by almost too much life