[Milton-L] PL 575 (009)

James Rovira jamesrovira at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 11:56:37 EST 2011


Dario --

Where does Lacan associate visionary experiences with the unconscious
mind?  I haven't read widely in him, so I'm curious.

Thanks,

Jim R

On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 11:45 AM, Dario Rivarossa
<dario.rivarossa at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Looks like my Visionary Foal!
>
> Better that than a Night Mare, isn't it?
> In fact, I consider the "visionary" side, i.e. the unconscious, as not
> basically different from the "rational" one (see Lacan). The main
> difference being their respective speed: a visionary text/picture lets
> you connect things in a much quicker way than a common one.
> E.g. in this case, 17 syllables + one drawing convey a lot of
> concepts: the infernal flood, Noah's flood, the "darkness" of the
> Earth's origin as well as our own, the mystery of life in the universe
> (the critter in the drawing is taken from the movie Avatar) etc. All
> of this IS dealt with in Milton's Paradise Lost.
>
>>Wish you were in Brooklyn.
>
> Currently not, but one day, who can tell?
>
> ;-) thanx


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