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Against Love

A Polemic

by Laura Kipnis

  • 130 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7425519M
ISBN 100375421890
ISBN 109780375421891

Now, therefore, I am known to ye by my name Nuit, and to him by a secret name which I will give him when at last he knoweth me. Is a God to live in a dog? You can't leave the dishes for later, load them the way that seems best to you, drink straight from the carton or make crumbs. Perhaps a secular society needed another metaphysical entity to subjugate itself to after the death of God, and love was available for the job. Do that, and no other shall say nay. He that is righteous shall be righteous still; he that is filthy shall be filthy still.

And we have never done that. After Amir, who is a member of the ruling caste, betrays Hassan unforgettably and unforgivably, he discovers — through one surprising twist after another — that his life might forever be informed by this betrayal. So don't. Chapter II 1. We don't have a rule, for instance, that you can never go out on the other one. Be goodly therefore: dress ye all in fine apparel; eat rich foods and drink sweet wines and wines that foam!

But if the most elegant forms of social control are those that came packaged in the guise of individual needs and satisfactions, so wedded to the individual psyche that any opposing impulse registers as the anxiety of unlovability, who needs a soldier on every corner? Its enemies who say not so, are mere liars. But ecstasy be thine and joy of earth: ever To me! I, Hadit, am the complement of Nu, my bride.


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Thy death shall be the seal of the promise of our age long love. If a society's lexicon of romantic pathologies reveals its particular anxieties, high on our own list would be diagnoses like ''inability to settle down'' or ''immaturity,'' leveled at those who stray from the norms of domestic coupledom either by refusing entry in the first place or, once installed, pursuing various escape routes: excess independence, ambivalence, ''straying,'' divorce.

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You know who you are. But isn't it a little depressing to think we are somehow incapable of inventing forms of emotional life based on anything other than subjugation?

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Against Love seems like it'd be the exact kind of book I'd, well, love. Anyone who's paid attention to my reviews knows I tend to enjoy a book that challenges the widely accepted norms of our culture, and if an author can say things I disagree with while still making me admire the way she says them, I /5.