Lacan

"return of the repressed" and the terminator

I was sitting in a coffee shop last week, and I swear I wasn't eavesdropping, but these two people were sitting right next to me talking loudly about short stories they had read. One of the stories they talked about seems to offer a good illustration of Lacan's idea of the repressed returning from the future . . .

Pretty good visual of the Lacanian Real

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Hey, I found this online, and I thought it was a lot cleaner and clearer of a representation of the Lacanian Real (and all the concomitant desiring lacking identification processes) than the 'evolving paperclip' diagrams in Zizek, so I thought I'd share it:

http://img134.imageshack.us/img134/2537/dd3b5e8b2ff1429df4b9290ke4.gif

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