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21 Life Life is movement. It is the feeling of movement or what the Greeks called kinesis whose counter-thrust is lethargy, the slowing down of existence into a lassitude and languor. But life as movement can be the sheer restlessness of anxiety, the shape of a becoming that is too tightly bound to its terminus in death, a death that casts too long a shadow over life. Living in death’s shadow grants both individuality and morbidity , individuality as morbidity. The trick, if it is a trick, is to dwell between movement and lethargy, to try and balance at the mid-point between them. This is very difficult. It means learning to become a tightrope walker. I have a terrible sense of balance. ...

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ISBN
9781937561840
Related ISBN
9781937561499
MARC Record
OCLC
966762314
Pages
100
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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