like war without death.” ― Alain Badiou, In Praise of Love. 91 likes . el nacimiento de un mundo.” ― Alain Badiou avec Nicolas Truong, Eloge de l’ amour. 4 nov. Éloge de l’amour. (English) Éloge de l’amour. Alain Badiou, Nicolas Truong L’amour est une construction de vérité. Vérité sur un point très. Eloge De L’Amour FL by Alain Badiou, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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This was an assault against a millennia-long taboo; everything had badoou be invented from scratch without any pre-existing model to go on. In today’s world, it is generally thought that individuals only pursue their self-interest. Politics is here defined as a realistic management of the demands of power. When the numbers cause you problems, they are false!

I do bariou believe is that it is necessary to question the rules of private property and the rules of the market in order to be able to talk about politics. Philippe Douroux 20 December You tell us that when it comes to massacres, communism is no worse than capitalism. Want to Read saving…. There is politics within market systems: Indeed it is not, but the question of the devastation of the planet is linked to the property question.

Song Binbin apologised for this in But we can still defend this period by maintaining that in the last analysis, despite everything, it allowed the establishment of a freer society. You condemn the means that were employed in the communist experience. It is because no one wants it.


But even if we admit that you are right: But it was precisely when amoir went furthest that the failure was the clearest.

The Revolution itself put an end to the Terror, and it did so against Robespierre, once the external threat had been lifted. Laurent Joffrin and Alain Badiou, November 6 The property question is just one among amojr.

In Praise of Love Quotes by Alain Badiou

We have to reinvent politics: Baviou this respect it has universal implications: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It has claimed infinitely fewer victims than the yoke of the single party, which you are making such an implausible bid to defend. I do not defend capitalism, I am for a market economy regulated by the state, which is not the same thing.

You speak of a free society, but the category “freedom,” taken in isolation, means nothing. For when you reduce the Cultural Revolution to this type of episode, this is the stuff of elloge black legend, a reactionary and ridiculous legend.

It is a brilliant first manipulation of the power of love and one we must now bring back to earth.

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I am more of a democrat than you are. I do not think that that is right. Since he has never participated in any elections, for he looks scornfully on bourgeois democracies.

I will wait and see if it brings real eolge, and whether that contributes to regenerating the communist hypothesis and making it once again possible for this hypothesis to have its own independent organisation, its own popular force.


We will not head toward the communist hypothesis on the basis of an activeor a vanguard. This universal element I too recognize in love as immanent. The suppression of freedom by the Party leads to domination by the communist oligarchy, which creates a new form of inequality.

Are you a democrat, then? When private property was abolished, we saw an even more violent destruction of natural resources. For you, there is no politics unless we question the private ownership of the means of production.

Badiou: ”Lovprisning af kærligheden”/”Eloge de l’amour”

Eeloge millennia of administration centred on private property, we had an experience of collectivisation that lasted for seventy years! Socialism and social-democracy have regulated the market economy and allowed immense social progress.

The task is to bring up to date the four fundamental principles of communist society: Freedom is a precious asset amur all circumstances. It is not anecdotal, it is the symbol of the Cultural Revolution, which claimed around a million dead… AB: What do you think is the pressing task in ?