Which God(s) do you (not) believe in? An interview with Christopher Watkin, Journal of Baudrillard Studies

Which God(s) do you (not) believe in? An interview with Christopher Watkin, Journal of Baudrillard Studies

https://lancek4.com/2020/02/13/which-gods-do-you-not-believe-in-an-interview-with-christopher-watkin-journal-of-baudrillard-studies/
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The key is not to fill the empty space with more pieces, but rather to see that it is indeed the pieces which beckon more problems which resolve in contradiction. The key is to do what is absurd to the ‘piece makers’: fill the empty space with the whole: Everything.

This is the event that is desperately avoided for the sake of spiritual religious transformation, the ‘revolt’ that Sartre argues for and which everyone loves — and loves to death! Or to mental problems, in the most pertinent case. The most excruciating transformation is to realize that no transformation ever occurs; hence the embodiment of the Buddhist maxim that desire is the root of all suffering. People will resolutely argue for their suffering despite a solution for it standing right in front of them; they simply will not hear (of) it.

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