New Anonymous (thescuspeaks) wrote in control_society,
New Anonymous
thescuspeaks
control_society

You too have weapons

June 12, 1923. More and more fearful as I write. It is understandable. Every word, twisted in the hands of the spirits—this twist of the hand is their characteristic gesture—becomes a spear turned against the speaker. Most especially a remark like this. And so ad infinitum. The only consolation would be: it happens whether you like it or no. And what you like is infinitesimally little help. More than a consolation is: You too have weapons.

-Franz Kafka's Diaries

There is no need to invoke the extraordinary pharmaceutical productions, the molecular engineering, the genetic manipulations, although these are slated to enter the new process. There is no need to ask which is the toughest regime, for it's within each of them that liberating and enslaving forces confront one another. ... There is no need to fear or hope, but only to look for new weapons.
-Gilles Deleuze "Postscript on the Societies of Control"


People always think of a majoritarian future (when I am grown up, when I have power). Whereas the problem is that of a minoritarian-becoming, not pretending, not playing or imitating the child, the madman, the woman, the animal, the stammerer or the foreigner, but becoming all these, in order to invent new forces or new weapons
-Deleuze & Parent Dialogues
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