The Inoperative Community
by Nancy, Jean-Luc (1991)
Communication is the unworking of work that is social, economic, technical, and institutional. The unworking of community takes place around what Bataille for a very long time called the sacred. Yet he came around to saying, "What I earlier called the sacred, a name that is perhaps purely pedantic ... is fundamentally nothing other than the unleashing of passions" (p.32)
KeywordsPhilosophy, Community, Mythology, Communism, Literature, Love, Divinity, Individuality, Communication
ThemesThe Inoperative Community, Nancy Citations
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TranslatorConnor, P.; Garbus, L.; Holland, M.; Sawhney, S.
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