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(Greek mythology) the personification of death

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thanatos
thanatizing
thanatropic
thanatoid



thanatizing Lyotard's jouissance

—p.21 Introduction (1) by Armen Avanessian, Robin Mackay
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rethinks the inhuman futural feedback process through which it conducts human history not as a thanatropic compulsion but as social participation in the progressive and self-cultivating anastrophism of in/humanity

—p.31 Introduction (1) by Armen Avanessian, Robin Mackay
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pulling deity and creature into the thanatropic circuits of auto-annihilation, making the God die his own creature's death: the fatal irony of libidinal migration

on the death of God

—p.296 LA 2019: Demopathy and Xenogenesis (275) by Iain Hamilton Grant
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Thanatos enters through the door opened by Eros

Against Exercise (3) by Mark Greif
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Herbert Marcuse (1955) argues that the performance principle means that Thanatos governs humans and society and that alienation unleashes aggressive dreams within humans

—p.39 An Introduction to Karl Marx's Theory (23) by Christian Fuchs
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precisely the rationalisations that a thanatropic drive would produce in order to do its work

—p.433 October 6, 1979: Capitalism and Bipolar Disorder (433) by Mark Fisher
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the stillness inside me, the thanatoid silence frightening me into a last-ditch effort to stay alive

—p.170 Blindman's Buff (154) by Frank Conroy
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a requiem for the Sixties: a dark parable about the thanatropic drives which youth messianism could nurture.

—p.88 The Eerie (60) by Mark Fisher
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