“Benjamin describes, in his Kafka essay ..the ‘‘sickness of tradition’’ – [enlightened education is] not as a progressive accumulation of meaning but ..the unconscious, blanked-out transmission of a void” – REBECCA COMAY, on humanism’s disavowing of the void that motivates it http://ift.tt/1MSlvK7

“What wears us out is not the selfdestructive behaviour directly, but already the very life itself, the desire itself, but in the sense of engendering in us hope for a less melancholic future, with more reasons for more desires yet with more pain too.” – ANDRE VANTINO on Antonini’s film LA NOTTE http://ift.tt/1Hlmgto