my heart is black ink
my sex is a dead sun
Georges Bataille, Oeuvres Complètes. via Nick Land in The Thirst for Annihilation
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For any ardent materialism truth is madness.
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Humanity is a petrified fiction hiding from zero, a purgatorial imprisonment of dissolution, but to be stricken with sanctity is to bask in death like a reptile in the sun. God is dead, but more importantly, God is Death. The beginning of the secret is that death is immense.
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Laughter is a communion with the dead, since death is not the object of laughter: it is death itself that finds a voice when we laugh. Laughter is that which is lost to discourse, the haemorrhaging of pragmatics into excitation and filth.
Space echoes like an immense tomb, yet the stars still burn. Why does the sun take so long to die?