[-empyre-] more and the question about performance

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Mon Nov 17 01:36:13 EST 2014

Amery and others talk about the dissolution of the self in torture; the 
'ego' to me is actually a knot that's fairly easily dissolved in dire 
circumstances. The selves are varied, at times they've been related to 
different intelligences (Howard Gardner) or roles in classical capitalism 
- torture, horrendous pain in general, transforms the ego into something 
else entirely, seems to dissolve it. It may just be a matter of 

- Alan

On Sun, 16 Nov 2014, William Bain wrote:

> ----------empyre- soft-skinned space----------------------

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