“To know that one does not write for the other, that these things I am going to write will never cause me to be loved by the one I love, to know that writing compensates for nothing, sublimates nothing, that it is precisely there where you are not – this is the beginning of writing.” – ROLAND BARTHES ON GETTING OUTSIDE OF ONESELF THROUGH WRITING http://ift.tt/1N6kEb0

“What Hegel calls “pure self-recognition in absolute otherness,” is called by Todd McGowan “a recognition that one’s identity exists outside oneself in the object that appears most other to oneself”” – ANDRE VANTINO http://ift.tt/1eimg3j