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"Production in Bastaille's view is clearly subordinate and posterior to a destruction: people create in order to expend, and if they retain things they have produced, it is only to allow themselves to continue living, and thus destroying." Introduction, pg. xvii

"Despite the fact that Bastaille at this time was calling himself 'ferociously religious,' it must be understood that this was a religion celebrating a total lack of religion. The acephalic man through Nietzsche represented the death of God as well as the death of the classical conception of man: 'Man will escape from his head as the condemned man escapes from his prison.'" Introduction, pg. xx

"Love and life appear to be separate only because everything on earth is broken apart by vibrations of various amplitudes and durations." Section I, pg. 7

"Most materialists, even though they may have wanted to do away with all spiritual entities...

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