A nice reflection on wasp-orchid love. Good morning!
This blog will talk about love. Yes, love! But first…
A DISCLAIMER FOR THE THICK-SKINNED AND THE HARD-BOILED
Love is not just a matter for the sentimental fool. Love produces subjectivities, affective networks, and schemes of cooperation. In this sense, love is an economic and political power. Love is not just a matter for the romantic either. Love is not merely, as it is often characterized, spontaneous or passive. It does not simply happen to us, as if it were an event that mystically arrives from nowhere. Instead it is an action, a biopolitical event, which, in order to be created in its benign form, also requires training. A boot camp of love for everyday life.
Love can fascinate us, but it should also interest us, since love provides a path for investigating the power and productivity of the common.
Corrupt forms of love
We often think of…
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