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By Brian Massumi

A surprise to proposal brings jointly essays that discover Deleuze and Guattari's philosophy of expression in a couple of modern contexts. will probably be of curiosity to all these in philosophy, cultural experiences and paintings concept. the amount additionally comprises an interview with Guattari which sincerely restates the 'aesthetic paradigm' that organizes either his and Deleuze's paintings.

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Habit is the body’s defence against shocks of expression. It ‘recognizes’ every arriving perception it can as being ‘like’ an impulse the body has already integrated as a functional life content. It contains potential with resemblance. The resemblance is in this redundancy of response: it is in on the level of the event’s effect. 31 The sameness of the response depends precisely on disregarding the singular contours of the arriving impulse: dismissing its potentially torturous anomalies as functionally insignificant.

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