to kill romances is to understand

Love… if we are desiring machines, if that is what makes us as individual subjects, our desire, then if you fulfill your desire, you must desire anew to continue being you.

Without desire “you” would disintegrate, so never fulfill your desire, maintain it in it’s mystery and unfulfilled state: to kill romances is to understand.

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