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Distraction & Alterity

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Would a process of self-distraction open the door towards alterity? The capacity to ‘distract’ oneself outside of self-isolation towards ’self-exolation’ – a relational self as indicated in Nancy’s reformulation of the Being as Singular Plural “…the plural touching of the singular origin.” (Nancy, Being Singular Plural, 1996, Stanford Press, p.14). Is Distraction a tool towards the Being with Nancy describes?