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17 This brief passage has inspired countless literary critics to respond to literature, and subsequently film and virtually all forms of aesthetic production, in a similar way: to assume that their response to the work expresses not merely a personal predilection or taste for such and such a piece, but rather an eternal truth about their humanity, their inner and as it were primordial desires beyond their knowing. Not only that, psychoanalysis assumes that our response to all aesthetic works is somehow a response to this one play by Sophocles, that regardless of what we're reading, listening to or looking at, it is always as if it were Oedipus Rex.
AO, 62/64). The crucial point is that Freud was not unaware of desiring-production, indeed in Deleuze and Guattari's view he discovered it, but for some reason he chose to turn his back on it. In consequence of this decision, psychoanalysis became an instrument of repression, one that was all the more insidious for appearing to be the opposite of that, for appearing to liberate the discourse of the unconscious when in fact what it did was force it to speak in a language of myths and fantasies, never anything real.
Capitalism in France is dropping its liberal, paternalistic mask of full employment; it desperately needs a 'reserve' of unemployed workers. It's from this vantage point that unity can be found in the forms of repression I already mentioned: the limitation of immigration, once it's understood we're leaving the hardest and lowest paying jobs to them; the repression in factories, because now it's all about once again giving the French a taste for hard work; the struggle against youth and the repression in schools and teaching, because police repression must be all the more active now that there is less need for young people on the job market.
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