“That a human being becomes a mirror for another requires powers of observation to the fourth degree, the consideration of visible and invisible relationships that are able to make out the difference between homicide and cooperation” (p. 192).
See “The Brain as a Social Organ” (pp. 192-93).
“The libido is itself blind to politics, Sigmund Freud once remarked. However, its derivatives are the masterminds of the political and the search for good fortune” (p. 341).
See Chapter 7: Love Politics: The Obstinacy of Intimacy (pp. 341-84).