I am in animal

Marina Roy
After all: the “I” is not to be expelled, but submitted to sacrifice.
— Nick Land 1 1 - Nick Land, The Thirst for Annihilation: George Bataille and Virulent Nihilism (New York and London: Routledge, 1990), xvii.

You are wrong to place yourself within a moral perspective. I place myself within the animal perspective. I am not a man among humans. I am an animal.
— George Bataille 2 2 - Michel Surya, Georges Bataille: An Intellectual Biography, trans. Krysztof Fijalkowski and Michael Richardson (New York: Verso, 2002), 543.

My friend, the parasitologist, at the door, insists again. We never live in the animals we eat, he says.
— Michel Serres 3 3 - Michel Serres, The Parasite, trans. Lawrence R. Schehr (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007), 9.

One day I quite randomly wrote the phrase, “I am in animal.”

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