Re: Feral Cats and cimarron (sigh)

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Date: Thu Jan 02 2003 - 17:50:12 EST

Daniel, I think it was, writes:

"People like Derrida appear to see the problem but go to far, they burn down
their own house."

This is simply wrong. And, as usual, there are no texts cited as examples.

Of course, this is only a mailing list. Perhaps one shouldn't expect careful
thought or specific reading to take the place of gross generalization and
simple inaccuracy. Let the silliness continue.


PS: Jim, even in *Grammatology* Derrida insists on the maintenance of the
archive as part of the deconstructive gesture. Displacement burns down
nothing and even the early D. is careful to distinguish himself from

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