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Semiotext(e) (Volume 2, quantity three) - Anti-Oedipus: From Psychoanalysis to Schizopolitics
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It can -be seen that coding and territoriality evolve in inverse proportion to one another. When coding is developed, becoming overcoding, territoriality di minishes and gains in artificiality. Desire no longer bears directly on the earth, it no longer inhabits it. Desire now hallucinates the earth through new full bodies: God, Moses, little and big chiefs; lead us to the Promised Land! This movement of deterritorialization is raised to such a level by the logie of capitalism that it can no longer be produced except by simulta neously carrying out reterritorializations that feverishly call to arms all the former ones.
Merely by its force? To the exteriority of desire corresponds the exteriority of repression. Therefore there is, on the one side, an exchangist system whose inscription in the unconscious entails a capacity for general� ized recuperation of any and all excesses and then, nevertheless, but quite foreign to this logic, a capacity for repression. The difficulty is clear: Baudrillard says: I) there is only exchange; 2) an objective repression is nevertheless necessary; 3) this repression is in no way based on the driving elements of the psyche, it is the barbed wire cutting off a closed area.
From this there results the impossiblity of accrediting Anti·Oedipus, psychoanalysis with any subversive content whatever since this structuration of its practice and its theory on the contrary provides the key to a normalizing imperialism which is manifest in the new capacities of interven· tion which it grants to the "mental" medicine apparatus. The natural movement of psychoanalysis in its formal and exterior critique of psychiatry has above all led psychoanalysis to be extended beyond the hospital, with the cooperation of the hospital, to be metamorphozed than really changed (unlike the strategy adopted by who, as we have seen, led a practical and multiplied rather people like Guattari critique of psychoanalysis by intro- 33 Donze/ot dueing it by force into the hospital; but here we have left Castel's line of argument, for he does not think too highly of institutional psychotherapy).
Anti-Oedipus: From Psychoanalysis to Schizopolitics by Sylvere Special Editor Lotringer