Against Love: A Polemic by Laura Kipnis

By Laura Kipnis

Who could dream of being opposed to love? No one.

Love is, as we all know, a mysterious and all-controlling strength, with gigantic energy over our strategies and existence decisions.

But is there anything a section worrisome approximately all this uniformity of opinion? is that this the only topic approximately which no war of words might be entertained, approximately which one fact on my own is permissible? think about that the main robust equipped religions produce the occasional heretic; each ideology has its apostates; even sacred cows locate their butchers. with the exception of love.

Hence the need for a polemic opposed to it. A polemic is designed to be the prose identical of a small explosive gadget put lower than your E-Z-Boy lounger. It won't injure you (well now not severely); it's simply speculated to shake issues up and rattle a couple of convictions.

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