Roland Barthes

Roland Barthes

French structuralist and semiotician
Pleasure is continually disappointed, reduced, deflated, in favor of strong, noble values: Truth, Death, Progress, Struggle, Joy, etc. Its victorious rival is Desire: we are always being told about Desire, never about Pleasure. Roland Barthes quotes

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Eugene Ryabyi In the cemetery of feelings, only resentments live. [08/20/2019 05:08:37] More


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