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45 In Irigaray's appropriation of this scheme the separation of "agent" and "recipient" that for Descartes marks each side of an indissoluble unity of action and passion46 is liquefied. The receptive activity of passion in its "movement toward" becomes the action that excites or draws forth a corresponding passion, so that the scheme of simple opposition is fashioned as an incessant flux of admiration. The insurmountable difference and inexhaustible novelty of sexual difference thereby generates and sustains a continuously reflexive passion.
81. There is in this no memory of original unity. 82 And yet this anarchic moment is recovered only to be represented in the model of a "second" or "latent" birth: [Proximity] is the latent birth of the subject. 8; The absolute memory of the flesh can no more be recovered or rememorized in the ethics of obsession than it can in auto-affection. This ethics of maternity is accompanied by another denial of the feminine. The equivocation described in section IV describes the ground of equivocation as a ground veiled in a feminine tenderness-a diaphanous and yet opaque veil spread across the otherwise terrifying things of the world.
It models a continuous relation of non-indifferent difference in which the other remains absolutely strange and unfamiliar, but still mine according to an intentionality of recognition. Passion therefore offers an essentially shared rememorization of the self. The fluid dememorization and rememorization of admiration denies the psychoanalytical version of the memory that forms subjectivity. No longer is memory simply the persistence of a sedimented or encrypted trauma. This dimension of corporeal color is elaborated through a complex culture of voice and speech.
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