#263,Sre,ko Horvat

The Radicality of Love

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What would happen if we could stroll through the revolutionary history of the 20th century and, without any fear of the possible responses, ask the main protagonists – from Lenin to Che Guevara, from Alexandra Kollontai to Ulrike Meinhof – seemingly na�ve questions about love?
Although all important political and social changes of the 20th century included heated debates on the role of love, it seems that in the 21st century of new technologies of the self (Grindr, Tinder, online dating, etc.) we are faced with a hyperinflation of sex, not love. By going back to the sexual revolution of the October Revolution and its subsequent repression, to Che�s dilemma between love and revolutionary commitment and to the period of ï¿½68 (from communes to terrorism) and its commodification in late capitalism, the Croatian philosopher Srecko Horvat gives a possible answer to the question of why it is that the most radical revolutionaries like Lenin or Che were scared of the…
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  • Valentine Yesicashared an impression6 years ago
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    great book!!!

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    It open my minds up

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  • Joy Santosohas quoted6 years ago
    recognize themselves as the reflection of God, and that they love and respect each other as Father and Son. No one gives what the other does (or doesn’t) have; each of them opens up the space for the other and its freedom
  • Joy Santosohas quoted6 years ago
    Man and woman are not compatible, but the point is that two people
  • Joy Santosohas quoted6 years ago
    The act of “falling in love” is still not love

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