Those who knew Gilles Deleuze consistently note his firm commitment to joyful affirmation and his distaste for the ressentiment of negativity. Beatifying this sentiment, Deleuzians have established a whole canon of joy. But what good is joy in this world of compulsive positivity?
It is time to move from the chapel to the crypt. There is sufficient textual evidence to establish this counter-canon. And from it, we can create a glossary of the “Dark Deleuze.”
|Our Task||Create Conceptions||Destroy Worlds|
|Difference||Inclusive Disjunction||Exclusive Disjunction|
|Distribution||Crowned Anarchy||The Outside|
|Cinema||The Forces of Bodies||The Powers of the False|
|Ethics||Processural Democracy||Immanent Communism|