Saturday, May 25, 2013
Sacrifical violence transcendentalizes desire.
The revelation of the truth about the sacrificial structures of human culture is found in the story of the crucifixion of Jesus
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Examples of images of fanciful prestige that keep humans from slaughtering each other.
Lord of the Flies: British officer as representative of the sacrificial system - a form of transcendence.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Democracy as the myth of the death of kings (Charles I and Louis XVI).
Plato: let no one disturb the small stone that separates friendship and enmity.
Prestige: those illusions that kept us from slaughtering one another.
The Caiaphas principle: it is better that one should die than the whole nation be destroyed.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013
More definitions of "plot": the main story.
Myth (an operative fiction with its fictionality suppressed).
Western skepticism and the scientific spirit have a moral core.
Plot: a secret plan or scheme.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Sacrifice at the heart of the central monument of western culture. The ancient Greeks as “equal opportunity victimizers”?
The plot is where the sacrificial victim is buried.
The cosmos and the corpse come into being at the same instant.
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Plot – the ground plan of a building - Mircea Eliade: a New Guinea ritual
Sunday, May 05, 2013
Ancient historic background of the word ‘plot’ as a measured piece of land - the sacrality of the terminus.
Friday, May 03, 2013
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
The source of primitive people’s attention. The tended plot of ground, a garden and a grave - the site of sacrality.