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That faith be analyzable does not necessarily imply a method for getting by without it.
Abjection is above all ambiguity. Because, while releasing a hold, it does not radically cut off the subject from what threatens it — on the contrary, abjection acknowledges it to be in perpetual danger.
Naming suffering, exalting it, dissecting it into its smallest components — that is doubtless a way to curb mourning.
The text is a practice that could be compared to political revolution: the one brings about in the subject what the other introduces into society.
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I hate myself because I am not beautiful. I hate myself because I am fat.
June 24, 1941
Julia Kristeva is a Bulgarian-French philosopher, literary critic, psychoanalyst, feminist, and, most recently, novelist, who has lived in France since the mid-1960s. She is now a professor at the University Paris Diderot.
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