Friday, April 18, 2008

Reminder To Self, Via A Favourite Frenchie

The future must no longer be determined by the past. I do not deny that the effects of the past are still with us. But I refuse to strengthen them by repeating them, to confer upon them an irremovability the equivalent of destiny, to confuse the biological and the cultural. Anticipation is imperative.

- Helene Cixous
‘Laugh of the Medusa’ (279)

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