Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
That I could write a better presentation. It should say that I'm a
warm person with a personality that you will like a lot when you
get to know me. So now I warned you, because you can be dependent
For decades, a classic joke has circulated among Lacanians to
exemplify the key role of the Other's knowledge: a man who believes
himself to be a grain of seed is taken to the mental institution
where the doctors do their best to finally convince him that he is
not a grain but a man. When he is cured (convinced that he is not a
grain of seed but a man) and allowed to leave the hospital, he
immediately comes back trembling. There is a chicken outside the
door and he is afraid that it will eat him. "Dear fellow," says his
doctor, "you know very well that you are not a grain of seed but a
man". "Of course I know that," replies the patient, "but does the
chicken know it?"