More specifically concerning: self-consciousness
it was the distance…
a love-song, a love-song.
Thomas Patch, self portrait (late 1760s) A very beautiful woman who looks at her reflection in the mirror can very well believe that she is that. An ugly woman knows that she is not that. –Simone Weil (Gravity and Grace, p. 33) In our society the character one performs and one’s self are somewhat equated, […]
Notes on reading Judith Butler as a tonic to Rousseau.