Performance After Identity: The Neo-Political Subject
A Book Proposal by Matthew Causey and Fintan Walsh
Whence catastrophic pronouncements of the sort: only a homosexual can 'understand' what a homosexual is, only an Arab can understand what an Arab is, and so forth. If, as we believe, only truths (thought) allow man to be distinguished from the human animal that underlies him, it is no exaggeration to say that such minoritarian pronouncements are genuinely barbaric.
Alain Badiou, Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism