Final Quote of Difference and Repetition

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“Opening is an essential feature of univocity. The nomadic distributions or crowned anarchies in the univocal stand opposed to the sedentary distribution of analogy. Only there does the cry resound: ‘Everything is equal!’ and ‘Everything returns!’. However, this ‘Everything is equal!’ and ‘Everything returns!’ can be said only at the point in which the extremity of difference is reached. A single and same voice for the whole thousand-voiced multiple, a single and same Ocean for all the drops, a single clamour of Being for all beings: on the condition that each being, each drop, and each voice has reached the state of excess – in other words, the difference which displaces and disguises them and, in turning upon the mobile cusp, causes them to return” (Difference and Repetition, 305).

I found myself wanting to scream out ‘Amen!’ while reading this quote and finishing the book. But, I was riding on the metro, and that would have been awkward. Now, I’m on to the Logic of Sense.

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One Response to “Final Quote of Difference and Repetition”

  1. cmoody91 Says:

    yeah i get that feeling listening to Homebrewed Christianity now and then.

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