Leaving absence behind: Notes towards zones of indistinction which need no justification
It is necessary to commence without illusions; not to dream of new ways to be productive, but to make manifest the subterranean zones of offensive capacity in the heart of each moment of friendship.What's needed is not mobilization, and even far less passivity, but a putting-into-practice of immanent social war, a rejection in all forms of the logic of activism. To those who deride the singular ecstasy in a smashed window or a car set aflame, we propose nothing less than to shatter their compulsive banality, without looking back. Confronted with those who refuse to recognize themselves in our festivals of destruction, we offer neither criticism nor sympathy but only our scorn. In the construction of communes, we negate those who would have us give up the inoperative joy of rupture for the catastrophe of totality.
Our need to desire is less the realization of a project than the articulation of a state of exception. This is a call to insurrection, not an insistence on representation. Every barricaded hallway is a refusal to negotiate, a blow against the being of the mileu, a recognition of the radical temporality inherent in the articulation of desiring-bodies. It is necessary to commence without illusions; not to dream of new ways to be productive, but to make manifest the subterranean zones of offensive capacity in the heart of each moment of friendship.
We must reject all impotentiality—in secret. The homogenous normalization proposed to us is like a bad joke, and instead of laughter we respond with crisis.AGAIN