Against Love: A Polemic by Laura Kipnis PDF

By Laura Kipnis

ISBN-10: 0307510743

ISBN-13: 9780307510747

Who could dream of being opposed to love? No one.

Love is, as we all know, a mysterious and all-controlling strength, with monstrous strength over our ideas and existence decisions.

But is there anything a piece worrisome approximately all this uniformity of opinion? is that this the only topic approximately which no confrontation could be entertained, approximately which one fact on my own is permissible? ponder that the main robust equipped religions produce the occasional heretic; each ideology has its apostates; even sacred cows locate their butchers. apart from love.

Hence the need for a polemic opposed to it. A polemic is designed to be the prose identical of a small explosive equipment positioned less than your E-Z-Boy lounger. It won't injure you (well now not severely); it's simply presupposed to shake issues up and rattle a number of convictions.

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