Merleau-Ponty on Sexuality

“Existence permeates sexuality and vice versa, so that it is impossible to determine, in a given decision or action, the proportion of sexual to other motivations, impossible to label a decision or act ‘sexual’ or ‘non-sexual’ . There is no outstripping of sexuality any more than there is sexuality enclosed within itself. No one is saved and no one is totally lost.”

-Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Phenomenology of Perception

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Posted on July 23, 2012, in Quotes and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Reblogged this on Dispirited and commented:
    Yes indeed..

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